How To Use Tesla’s Charging Adapter At Non-Tesla Public Charging Stations

Tesla’s Superchargers allow Tesla vehicles to be fast-charged in under an hour. Teslareports that there are now 1,308 Supercharger Stations with 10,622 Superchargers strategically distributed around North America to allow owners to drive between major cities and across their country. But what happens when an owner is away from home and there isn’t a Supercharger nearby? I’m glad you asked! Simply locate an EV charging station on your touchscreen, find your Tesla to J1772 charging adapter, […]

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New LRC Study Evaluates the Blue-Light Hazard from Solid-State Lighting

The introduction of solid-state lighting using light-emitting diode (LED) technology has ignited widespread interest in the ways that lighting can offer benefits to people, including improved visibility at night, enhanced perceptions of brightness and security, and spectral tuning for management of circadian rhythms. Yet, as illustrated in a recent report from the American Medical Association (AMA), the increasing popularity of LED lighting is also raising new questions and reviving older concerns about unwanted impacts of these light […]

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How The Light In A Room Could Affect Your Emotions

Being a artist and photographer lighting plays an enormous role in my work, as well as on my subjects. Should I use a softbox, strobes, flashes, or just a reflector with natural light? Regardless of your profession, there’s no denying that light affects our lives in many ways. That’s why people hire lighting experts and designers to generate exactly the right atmosphere in homes, restaurants, and theaters; even in groceries stores. Here are 5 ways […]

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Tesla Alums Develop a Series of Responsive LED Lamps

The first product in the line is a BR30. In a lighting market dominated by conglomerates, it’s rare to find a startup that—for now, at least—wants to stay one. Such is the case for Stack Lighting, a Silicon Valley–based maker of Web-enabled LED lamps that was founded by former Tesla Motors executives and is staffed with engineers culled from agencies and companies such as NASA, HP Labs, Google, and Oracle. Charting a path similar to that […]

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STANFORD’S GCEP AWARDS $10.5 MILLION FOR RESEARCH ON RENEWABLE ENERGY

Stanford scientists and an international research group receive funding to advance solar cells, batteries, renewable fuels and bioenergy. The Global Climate and Energy Project (GCEP) at Stanford University has awarded $10.5 million for seven research projects designed to advance a broad range of renewable energy technologies. The funding will be shared by six Stanford research teams and an international group from the United States and Europe. “The seven projects funded by GCEP could spark discoveries […]

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