Lighting

Summer storm delays flights, causes power outages in Phoenix

Strong winds knocked down electrical wires in the northeast part of Phoenix near Scottsdale, resulting in numerous power outages.

 

Aug 04, 2017, 16:52 PM IST

Why blue LEDS are difficult to make

Using sophisticated computer simulations, British scientists have uncovered the mystery of why blue light-emitting diodes (LEDs) are so tricky to make.

Jan 08, 2015, 14:05 PM IST
Facebook launches new feature to enhance photos by default

Facebook launches new feature to enhance photos by default

Facebook has launched a new feature wherein the photos that people post from their phones would be enhanced by default with the app adjusting lighting, shadows and general clarity.

Dec 17, 2014, 12:13 PM IST

Breaking with tradition, Philips splits off lighting

Philips, the Dutch conglomerate that started life making light bulbs 123 years ago, is splitting off its lighting business in a bold step to expand its higher-margin healthcare and consumer divisions.

Sep 24, 2014, 02:04 AM IST

Lightning kills 10 in West Bengal

Ten persons were struck dead by lightning and 28 others were injured in three districts of West Bengal which witnessed widespread pre-monsoon showers this morning, officials said.

May 31, 2014, 18:03 PM IST

Soon, lighting bolt to charge mobile phones

Researchers have copied the idea that Mary Shelley displayed in her much acclaimed novel `Frankenstein` to charge a phone with a lightning bolt.

Oct 03, 2013, 10:43 AM IST