Even though the sun is some 93 million miles (150 million kilometers) away, it can still cause serious, and sometimes irreversible, eye damage.Read more "What happens when you stare at the sun for too long"
A new study finds that night exposure to artificial light such as the television may actually increase the risk for weight gain and obesity in women.Read more "Sleeping with lights on, weight gain linked"
Blu Marble is a monumental, 20-foot, LED structure depicting a live stream of the Earth from spaceRead more "Blu Marble"
Researchers in the US create detailed objects using video images and light-sensitive polymerRead more "When light meets liquid: the 3D printer replicating art"
Researchers at the Stevens Institute of Technology, New Jersey have added cyanobacteria (commonly known as blue-green bacteria) and graphene nanoribbons to the cap of the mushrooms to generate and collect electricity.Read more "“Bionic mushroom” generates electricity that powers our future lighting"
Lighting has come a long way to get to where it is today. Take a look at how lighting has been developed and evolved during the past decades. 1. GAS LIGHTING Gas lighting was first used around the end of the 18th century. Early lamps were fueled by several different gases including methane and ethylene. […]Read more "The original of light – Past and Present"
Light Bearers is a swarm of 2,500 light bulbs activated by an invisible, hand-guided laser.Read more "Light Bearers – Control an army of fireflies with your fingertips"
It is a sight of rare and glowing bioluminescent shrimp in the sands of the Seto Inland Sea, Japan.Read more "These rocks in Japan look like they’re bleeding blue glowing blood"
Transforming the constant moving compartments of the brain into a gilded display of reflective strands, scientist and artist, Greg Dunn examines the “look of consciousness” in his project Self Reflective.Read more "Illuminating the brain through art and science"
Kawah Ijen volcano in Indonesia, where dazzling, electric-blue fire can often be seen streaming down the mountain at night.Read more "Stunning electric-blue light erupt from volcanoes"
The twinkling lights, when photographed with just the right exposure, creates a marveling image that resembles a futuristic vehicle speeding through time.Read more "Time Machine in Budapest, Hungary"
bad lighting is associated with a range of ill-health effects, both physical and mental, such as eye strain, headaches, fatigue and also stress and anxiety in more high-pressured work environments.Read more "How does lighting affect mental health in the workplace"
It is the result of a drilling blunder by Soviet scientists in 1971.Read more "“Door to Hell” in Turkmenistan"
The loss of darkness can harm individual organisms and perturb interspecies interactions, potentially causing lasting damage to life on our planet.Read more "The vanishing of dark sky and its corollary to the ecosystem"
Getting daylight distribution and justness right could be the key to creating workplaces brimming with creativity, productivity and wellbeing.Read more "How lighting affects your alertness and mood"