The quest for artificial light dates back to when man first learned to control fire. Even the Greeks experimented with static electricity.
We just love these insightful observations regarding the nature of light by some of the world's greatest architects, designers, and writers.
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What is low voltage lighting, and why is it so popular? This article looks at on some advantages and disadvantages of low voltage lighting.
Rainbows are an example of an optical illusion that occurs due to the behavior of light rays. In this article, we’ll explore the basic properties of light and see how light acts differently when it passes through certain mediums.
Visible light astronomy includes a variety of observations with optical telescopes that work with visible spectrums of light. Visible light is part of the electromagnetic spectrum of light emitted from frequencies of electromagnetic radiation.
If it wasn’t for the fact that Franklin experimented and had the interest back in the 17th century, having a power source to turn on lights, play computer games, listen to music and watch TV in the 21st century may not have come into existence.
We use electricity everyday even though we cannot see or touch it. Most items in our houses, schools, and offices are powered by electricity, such as televisions, computers, phones, lamps, microwave ovens, kettles, heaters, fans, ...
Light pollution, also known as luminous pollution, is defined as the excessive introduction of artificial lighting to the outdoor environment. People who are unfamiliar with this problem often do not fully understand how light can become a pollutant.
Aurora Borealis is the scientific name for the phenomena more commonly known as The Northern Lights. They are brilliant colored waves of light, which can be seen against dark skies.
Using a lamp's wattage to ascertain its brightness (the higher the wattage, the brighter the light), doesn't work anymore. Enter the lumen.
More light switch types have been invented and perfected than you may realize. Light switch designers have gotten very good at helping you achieve the lighting and efficiency you want.