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

After 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 ...

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

Researchers 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 ...

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

A 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 ...

MIT researchers develop energy-efficient incandescent light bulbs - Dezeen

The 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 ...

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

RESEARCHERS 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 ...

Researchers Revamp the Incandescent Light Bulb - Inverse

Incandescent 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, ...

New Energy-Saving Incandescent Light Bulb - CleanTechnica

Thomas 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 ...

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

A 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" ...

Filament coating boosts bulb efficiency - Optics.org

Redirecting 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 ...

MIT and Purdue University Bringing Light Bulbs Back - Mirror Daily

Even 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 ...

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

A 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 ...

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

Let 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 ...

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

Electrical 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 ...

Next-gen incandescent bulb is a light-recycling marvel - Mother 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 ...

Teaching Old-School Light Bulbs a New Trick - Discover 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 ...

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

Lightbulb. 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 ...

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

If 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 ...

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

Do 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.

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

Incandescent 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 ...

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

Scientists 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 ...