Tag: light

Jan 6, 2022

Learn About the Lightbulb That Has Been Burning for Over 120 Years

Learn About the Lightbulb That Has Been Burning for Over 120 Years

CFL (compact fluorescent light) and LED technology last a long time (which is great), but they still don’t last nearly as long as this bulb has – it’s been burning since 1901. It’s even outlasted the Shelby Electric Company, which manufactured it in 1898. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Brittany…

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Apr 6, 2021

Phosphorescent Glass Sculptures Illuminate in Presence of People

Phosphorescent Glass Sculptures Illuminate in Presence of People

Japanese artist Rui Sasaki bottles sunshine in glass

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Feb 15, 2021

When You Forget to Take Down Your Christmas Lights and Have a Happy Accident

When You Forget to Take Down Your Christmas Lights and Have a Happy Accident

Sometimes forgetfulness pays off! In this circumstance, reddit user nieman23 neglected to take down his Christmas lights. When the next winter storm rolled through, the hanging icicles on his porch were beautifully illuminated by his Christmas lights. Just a small and random moment of joy that hopefully puts a smile on your face 🙂…

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May 27, 2020

This is a Really Cool Example of How Polarized Lenses Work

This is a Really Cool Example of How Polarized Lenses Work

I can see clearly now the glare is gone

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Apr 14, 2020

Photographer Captures Breathtaking Horizontal Rainbow Over Lake Sammamish

Photographer Captures Breathtaking Horizontal Rainbow Over Lake Sammamish

Cessna Kutz captured a rainbow she’ll never forget

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Nov 7, 2019

This Synchronized Light Show Using 100 Choreographed Drones is Incredible

This Synchronized Light Show Using 100 Choreographed Drones is Incredible

A new kind of light show

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Oct 3, 2019

This Real-Time Visual Shows How ‘Slow’ Light Travels in the Vastness of Space

This Real-Time Visual Shows How ‘Slow’ Light Travels in the Vastness of Space

I love how elegantly a simple visualization can explain concepts like these

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Jul 18, 2019

These Infinity Cube Lamps are Incredible (15 Photos)

These Infinity Cube Lamps are Incredible (15 Photos)

Fresnel Lamps by Sean Augustine March

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Mar 29, 2019

Filming the Speed of Light at 10 Trillion Frames Per Second

Filming the Speed of Light at 10 Trillion Frames Per Second

The Slow Mo Guys visit Caltech to check out the fastest camera in the world

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Jan 7, 2019

Lighting Up a 20,000 Watt Incandescent Light Bulb

Lighting Up a 20,000 Watt Incandescent Light Bulb

Got a pocketful of sunshine

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