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A New, Efficient Design Could Save the Incandescent Lightbulb - Popular Mechanics;

A New, Efficient Design Could Save the Incandescent Lightbulb - Popular Mechanics

Popular MechanicsA New, Efficient Design Could Save the Incandescent LightbulbPopular MechanicsAfter 136 years of reining supreme, it looked like the incandescent lightbulb was officially doomed on January 1, 2014 when manufacturers stopped producing them to satisfy a 2007 mandate signed by Congress and President George W. Bush. Compact ...and more »

MIT Researchers Develop An Incandescent Light Bulb That Partially Uses Its Own Heat For Power - Tech Times;

MIT Researchers Develop An Incandescent Light Bulb That Partially Uses Its Own Heat For Power - Tech Times

Tech TimesMIT Researchers Develop An Incandescent Light Bulb That Partially Uses Its Own Heat For PowerTech TimesResearchers from MIT created an incandescent light bulb that has a special filter that allows it to recycle heat to serve as a source of power. ( Patrik Nygren | Flickr ). Advertisement. A team of researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of ...and more »

New super-efficient light bulb recycles its own light - Science Recorder;

New super-efficient light bulb recycles its own light - Science Recorder

Science RecorderNew super-efficient light bulb recycles its own lightScience RecorderA nanophotonic incandescent light bulb demonstrates the ability to tailor light radiated by a hot object. Credit: MIT. 259. SHARES. ShareTweetRedditSubscribe. StumbleuponGoogleMail. Sign up to receive our weekly newsletter of the most popular science ...and more »

MIT researchers develop energy-efficient incandescent light bulbs - Dezeen;

MIT researchers develop energy-efficient incandescent light bulbs - Dezeen

DezeenMIT researchers develop energy-efficient incandescent light bulbsDezeenThe warm glow of traditional light bulbs could return to homes and replace cold-looking LEDs, thanks to research conducted by a team at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). The team has found a way to make incandescent bulbs – which produce ...and more »

Incandescent lightbulbs comeback? MIT scientists create bulb more efficient than LED - Express.co.uk;

Incandescent lightbulbs comeback? MIT scientists create bulb more efficient than LED - Express.co.uk

Express.co.ukIncandescent lightbulbs comeback? MIT scientists create bulb more efficient than LEDExpress.co.ukRESEARCHERS from the Michigan Institute of Technology (MIT) have designed an incandescent lightbulb that is partially powered by the heat it generates. By Sean Martin. PUBLISHED: 07:39, Fri, Jan 15, 2016 | UPDATED: 12:24, Fri, Jan 15, 2016 ...and more »

Researchers Revamp the Incandescent Light Bulb - Inverse;

Researchers Revamp the Incandescent Light Bulb - Inverse

InverseResearchers Revamp the Incandescent Light BulbInverseIncandescent light bulbs, considered wasteful of heat, could potentially be improved in efficiency, according to researchers working at MIT in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Using tech not radically different from what Thomas Edison conceived in the 1880s, ...and more »

New Energy-Saving Incandescent Light Bulb - CleanTechnica;

New Energy-Saving Incandescent Light Bulb - CleanTechnica

CleanTechnicaNew Energy-Saving Incandescent Light BulbCleanTechnicaThomas Edison's incandescent light bulb is not the most energy efficient of light bulbs, but new research may manage to alter that. For years now we have been urged by governments and energy efficiency proponents to change to LED bulbs, moving away ...and more »

Hate your light bulbs? There's help on the way - The Courier-Journal;

Hate your light bulbs? There's help on the way - The Courier-Journal

The Courier-JournalHate your light bulbs? There's help on the wayThe Courier-JournalA lot of people were unhappy when traditional incandescent light bulbs were phased out in 2014, and some incorrectly blamed President Barack Obama for an energy efficiency law that was actually signed by President George W. Bush. A "proof-of-concept" ...and more »

Filament coating boosts bulb efficiency - Optics.org

Filament coating boosts bulb efficiencyOptics.orgRedirecting waste heat breathes new life into old bulbs, with further benefits expected for thermo-photovoltaics. Less heat, more light: filament coating is key to pushing up overall efficiency. Conventional incandescent light bulbs have been outlawed ...and more »

MIT and Purdue University Bringing Light Bulbs Back - Mirror Daily;

MIT and Purdue University Bringing Light Bulbs Back - Mirror Daily

Mirror DailyMIT and Purdue University Bringing Light Bulbs BackMirror DailyEven if the light bulb will go away, the Sun will still be there. Right? (Mirror Daily, United States) – It's hard to believe that the classic light bulb was on its way, not because its alternatives are bad or anything like that, but because it's been ...and more »

MIT Researchers Develop Nanophotonic Technology that Makes Incandescent Bulbs More Efficient - AZoNano;

MIT Researchers Develop Nanophotonic Technology that Makes Incandescent Bulbs More Efficient - AZoNano

AZoNanoMIT Researchers Develop Nanophotonic Technology that Makes Incandescent Bulbs More EfficientAZoNanoA team of scientists from MIT and Purdue University have developed an innovative technology that combines the warm look of conventional incandescent light bulbs with improved energy efficiency. This latest breakthrough could potentially revive the ...and more »

Massachusetts Institute Of Technology Develops Partially Self-Powering Incandescent Lightbulb - Science Times;

Massachusetts Institute Of Technology Develops Partially Self-Powering Incandescent Lightbulb - Science Times

Science TimesMassachusetts Institute Of Technology Develops Partially Self-Powering Incandescent LightbulbScience TimesLet There Be Light (Photo : Reuters) An MIT team of scientists is developing a bulb that uses its own heat to produce light. A team of scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have developed an incandescent lightbulb that recycles ...and more »

Return of the incandescent bulbs: New 'light recycling' bulbs to potentially replace LEDs - International Business Times AU;

Return of the incandescent bulbs: New 'light recycling' bulbs to potentially replace LEDs - International Business Times AU

International Business Times AUReturn of the incandescent bulbs: New 'light recycling' bulbs to potentially replace LEDsInternational Business Times AUElectrical salesman Dave Ehret of Sydney poses with an old-style incandescent light bulb (R) and a new energy-saving compact florescent bulb (L) at a warehouse in Sydney February 27, 2007. Reuters/Will Burgess. Households could soon use incandescent ...and more »

Next-gen incandescent bulb is a light-recycling marvel - Mother Nature Network (blog);

Next-gen incandescent bulb is a light-recycling marvel - Mother Nature Network (blog)

Mother Nature Network (blog)Next-gen incandescent bulb is a light-recycling marvelMother Nature Network (blog)If you're like me, you'd written off these antiquated orbs of inefficiency as dead and buried following the conclusion of the seemingly never-ending political grudge match otherwise known as the Great Lightbulb Wars. You'd embraced the federally ...and more »

Teaching Old-School Light Bulbs a New Trick - Discover Magazine (blog);

Teaching Old-School Light Bulbs a New Trick - Discover Magazine (blog)

Discover Magazine (blog)Teaching Old-School Light Bulbs a New TrickDiscover Magazine (blog)Researchers from MIT took a counterintuitive step in the search for energy efficient illumination: Instead of devising a new means of lighting our living spaces, they resurrected the old, trusty incandescent light bulb. The old bulbs, much maligned for ...and more »

Incandescent Light Bulbs May Have a Bright Future After All - Smithsonian;

Incandescent Light Bulbs May Have a Bright Future After All - Smithsonian

SmithsonianIncandescent Light Bulbs May Have a Bright Future After AllSmithsonianLightbulb. Not so fast...incandescent bulbs could soon become more efficient thanks to nanotechnology. (Mike Kemp/Rubberball/Corbis). By Erin Blakemore. smithsonian.com. January 12, 2016. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0. 0 0 0 0 0 0. It was a dark end for a common ...and more »

Researchers develop an incandescent light bulb powered partially by its own heat - CNET;

Researchers develop an incandescent light bulb powered partially by its own heat - CNET

CNETResearchers develop an incandescent light bulb powered partially by its own heatCNETIf you've ever tried to unscrew an incandescent light bulb after it's been left on for a while, then you know that a good deal of the energy flowing inside produces heat, not light. Now, a team of researchers at MIT claim that they've developed an ...and more »

A lightbulb moment for the old-fashioned filament - The Guardian;

A lightbulb moment for the old-fashioned filament - The Guardian

The GuardianA lightbulb moment for the old-fashioned filamentThe GuardianDo you yearn for the soft, instant light of the incandescent bulb? Edison's invention could be back – in an even more efficient form than energy-saving fluorescents. The tungsten bulb could be modified to reuse its wasted energy. Photograph: Alamy. Homes.and more »

Scientists Are Making Super-Efficient Lightbulbs Using Nano Mirrors, Of Course - MTV.com;

Scientists Are Making Super-Efficient Lightbulbs Using Nano Mirrors, Of Course - MTV.com

MTV.comScientists Are Making Super-Efficient Lightbulbs Using Nano Mirrors, Of CourseMTV.comIncandescent lightbulbs are dead. Or at least they were supposed to be. Dozens of nations have vowed to phase out the old-fashioned, inefficient bulbs that pushed electricity through a sliver or tungsten filament and heating it up to 2,700 degrees ...and more »

Bright sparks come up with a way of bringing back banned light bulbs - Mirror.co.uk

Bright sparks come up with a way of bringing back banned light bulbsMirror.co.ukScientists have had a “ light bulb moment” that could bring back old fashioned versions seven years after the EU banned them. Researchers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have created traditional light bulbs that are greener than the ...and more »