What is light?

What is light? Light arrives on our planet after a speedy trip from the Sun, 149 million km (93 million miles away). Light travels at 186,000 miles (300,000 km) per second, so the light you’re seeing now was still tucked away in the Sun about eight minutes ago. But why does light make this journey … Read more

Candle Making Basics

The use of candles for light and heat is known to have existed in ancient times. The remains of candles have been found in the caves of France. It is believed that cavemen used them while painting and etching on the walls. It is believed those candles where made out of animal fat. The Egyptians … Read more

The Invention of the Light Bulb

The light bulb greatly changed the world in many ways that continue to affect how individuals experience their lives today. Long ago using natural sources, for example, candles, lamps, and firewood were common ways of illuminating dark places. Billions of people have got accustomed to the convenience of the lightbulb that they couldn’t imagine a … Read more

Hydroponics Lighting Guide

HID Lights HID (High Intensity Discharge) lights are the most popular grow lights for now, mostly used by professionals. They are highly intense and provide a very high quantity of visible light per watt of electricity consumed meaning they are highly efficient. They are classified into different types based on the material used to make … Read more

Light: A Fundamental Force

In Our World If asked what light is, one could say that it’s one of the most basic elements of our world and our universe as we perceive it. It is through sight that we receive 90% of our information. It is through the use of telescopes aiding the naked eye that we are aware … Read more