Posts Tagged 'lighting'

China Plans to Launch an ‘Artificial Moon’ to Light Up the Night

According to Time.

Scientists are hoping to hang the man-made moon above the city of Chengdu, the capital of China’s southwestern Sichuan province, according to a report in Chinese state media. The imitation celestial body — essentially an illuminated satellite — will bear a reflective coating to cast sunlight back to Earth, where it will supplement streetlights at night.

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Also, this video pokes holes in the idea.

One Man Can Make A Difference [video]

Meet The Eulachon – or Candlefish


The Eulachon, or Candlefish, is a small fish that is so fatty that they can be dried and burned like a candle.

Wikipedia page HERE

Pink Lighting Used To Control Teens In UK – ?!?

pinklights-smAccording to BBC –

Anti-social behaviour on a Cardiff estate could be tackled by the installation of pink lighting to show up teenagers’ acne. The idea would be to deter yobs at a parade of shops in the city’s Fairwater district where five arrests have been made and 18 Asbos issued in six weeks. Councillor and resident Neil McEvoy said: “People’s lives are being made a misery.” South Wales Police said street lighting decisions were for the local authority. Mr McEvoy said the prospect of the pink lighting was raised at a Pact (Police and Communities Together) meeting, where residents were told it has been used successfully as a deterrent elsewhere. The glow from lighting is said to unflattering to teenage complexions.

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