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Light BulbsIn response to the regulation phasing out incandescent bulbs for good, producers are producing more mild bulb varieties than ever. Whereas they’re all touted as 60-watt-tender-white equivalents, we found quite a variety in brightness and color. Right here, among the most switch-worthy choices.

The new findings are reported in the journal Nature Nanotechnology by three MIT professors — Marin Soljačić, professor of physics; John Joannopoulos, the Francis Wright Davis Professor of physics; and Gang Chen, the Carl Richard Soderberg Professor in Power Engineering — in addition to MIT principal analysis scientist Ivan Celanovic, postdoc Ognjen Ilic, and Purdue physics professor (and MIT alumnus) Peter Bermel PhD ’07.

I do have an LED flashlight that runs off the 6 volt battery used in those camp lanterns. Pointed straight up at the white ceiling it provides some measure of useful light for the entire room. I discovered it for lower than $5 …

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