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“Light”

Jan 5, 2015 11:40 AM ET
With super-bright stars everywhere in the universe, how come it's so dark-looking out there? Julian has some stretchy facts about space and light to help you understand this seeming paradox.
Jan 4, 2015 12:00 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The disco clam draws in prey with a mesmerizing light show and then renders its audience immobile with noxious mucus. Continue reading →
Dec 8, 2014 05:45 PM ET // Paul Heltzel
Night owls could use a week in the woods, reports a new study, which can fix what ails your circadian rhythms.
Oct 16, 2014 05:11 AM ET
The scientists behind the design of LED light bulbs have snared the Nobel Prize for physics. What can LEDs do to brighten lives in first through third worlds?
Oct 2, 2014 05:48 AM ET
We're still a long way from donning real invisibility cloaks, but by working out a better way to bend light, scientists from the University of Rochester can make movable objects invisible to the viewer -- multi-directionally, and in three dimensions.
Sep 22, 2014 08:00 AM ET // Laura Geggel, LiveScience
Summer ends and a new fall season begins as the Earth will have nearly equal amounts of light and darkness.
Jul 21, 2014 06:30 AM ET // Glenn McDonald
The lightweight LuminAID solar light is designed for outdoor and emergency use. Continue reading →
Jun 24, 2014 07:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Mirrored glass lips that furl and unfurl are the secret to the disco clam's impressive underwater light show. Continue reading →
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