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Sleeping With Lights on and Weight Gain in Women Linked in New Study
Keeping a lot of light on while you snooze—such as from a television or bright nightlight—has been linked with an increased risk of weight gain and obesity. Specifically, sleeping with ...
June 11, 2019
Wire Service Content
Newborn Dies of Third-Degree Burns From Light in Makeshift Hospital Incubator
The family of a premature newborn baby said he was killed by the light bulb in a make-shift ...
January 22, 2019
Visible Light From a Black Hole Has Been Detected for the First Time Ever
It's impossible see directly into a black hole and gaze inside its event horizon. But in some circumstances, ...
January 8, 2016
Microbubbles Focus Laser Beams Inside the Body
Scientists are testing a new method that uses tiny bubbles inside the body to focus laser beams, functioning ...
December 11, 2015
Galaxy With a Heartbeat Gets Its Pulse Taken
Astronomers have found a galaxy with a heartbeat—and they’ve taken its pulse.
November 21, 2015
This Cheap Camera Gets Under the Skin
Computer scientists and electrical engineers have developed an affordable hyperspectral camera that uses both visible and invisible near-infrared ...
October 19, 2015
How to Build Millions of Tiny Microscopes All at Once
A new optical device made of silicon “nanopillars” could lead to advanced microscopes, displays, sensors, and cameras that ...
September 1, 2015
Scientists Discover New Fundamental Property of Light—150 Years After Maxwell
Not only does a new discovery about the nature of light help us better understand something all around ...
June 30, 2015
How Two Student Inventors Launched a Global Business From College
These innovative students turned a class project in to a million dollar business.
June 6, 2015
113-Year-Old Light Bulb Keeps On Burning (Video)
In a California firehouse, a lightbulb installed in 1901 continues to burn, lasting infinitely longer than its modern ...
September 27, 2014
Will Li-Fi Be the New Wi-Fi? Light Transmits Fast, Secure Internet (+Video)
Li-Fi, is the use of light to transmit data securely at 10 gigabits per second. Sisoft may have ...
July 15, 2014
Photography: Light Painting With Robot Vacuum Cleaners
Cleaning your house can be pretty boring…see how to combine cleaning and photography. Learn to do light paintings ...
June 30, 2014
Let There Be Light: Behind the Trend of Illuminating Cities for Art
If you’re in Melbourne or Sydney over the next couple of weeks, you can enjoy the nightly transformation ...
May 31, 2014
Tiny Device Detects Terahertz Light in Real Time
Engineers have created a device that detects terahertz frequencies by converting them into sound waves and then transmitting ...
May 30, 2014
Nicole Casal Moore
‘Supernova in a Bottle’ Will Help Create Matter From Light
In 1934, two physicists came up with a theory that described how to create matter from pure light. ...
May 25, 2014
Scientists Discover a Way to Turn Light Into Matter
In 1905, the famous physicist Albert Einstein theorized that light was actually a particle, which helped explain the ...
May 20, 2014
Could Laser Beams Steer Lightning Away From Buildings?
New technology capable of sending high-intensity laser beams through the atmosphere much farther than was ever possible before ...
April 1, 2014
The Story of the Swastika Symbol
The Swastika symbol 卍 has long been a powerful and positive symbol in a multitude of cultures ...
October 6, 2013
Festivals of India Celebrate its Diverse Culture (Photos)
The Indian communities celebrate a diversity of festivals throughout the year that hold a great cultural value in ...
March 14, 2013
Deep-Sea Crabs May Color-Code Food Using Ultraviolet
Some marine animals that dwell in dark habitats about half a mile below the surface can see blue ...
September 6, 2012
Photons Quantum Teleported 60 Miles Across Lake
The potential for perfectly encrypted satellite-based telecommunications just moved a big step closer with a new quantum teleportation ...
May 16, 2012
Giant Squid Use Huge Eyes to Spot Sperm Whales
The 10-inch eyes of giant squid may enable them to detect sperm whales from afar in the deep ...
March 15, 2012
Epoch Times Staff
The Casimir Effect: Light Can Be Created in a Vacuum
Quantum theory's prediction that the vacuum of space is full of virtual particles fluctuating in and out of ...
November 21, 2011
Epoch Times Staff
Skyline: Movie Trailer (Video)
Skyline, the much-anticipated sci-fi thriller, is set for release in cinemas on Nov. 12.
November 1, 2010
Scientists Control Light—Matter Interaction
Quantum computing could be one step closer thanks to a recent breakthrough in nanoengineering.
July 9, 2010
Ten Light Snack Options
Mastering the art of snacking is crucial when trying to stick to a lower calorie diet.
May 26, 2010
Hong Kong Mops Up After Fresh Violence, Braces for October 1 Anniversary
Trump Hails $500 Million Aussie Paper Mill Project in Ohio as ‘Shining Example’ of Fair Trade
3 Dead, 4 Hospitalized After Suspected Drug Overdose in Pittsburgh: Reports
Protesters and Police Clash in Another Weekend of Tension in Hong Kong
Court Rules That Gender Concerns Override Religious Principles
Modi Invites Trump to Rally in Show of Unity in Houston
‘Things Are Being Implied That Don’t Exist,’ Mnuchin Says of Trump’s Ukraine Call