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Game-Changing Lamp Powered By Gravity Could Provide Light to Billions

Science & Tech  (tags: gravity, energy, lamp, llight )

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Solar-powered electricity systems have often been touted as a solution for those living without reliable access to electricity, but another Earthly force is also readily available (and doesnâEUR(TM)t surrender to inclement weather or nightfall): Gravity.


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David Thieke (6)
Tuesday June 2, 2015, 7:21 pm
Awesome story . Thanks for posting it Kathryn !

Evelyn B (61)
Tuesday June 2, 2015, 8:06 pm
Something to watch out for .... would be great for Gaza homes, as well as all the off-grid parts of Africa, Afghanistan, ..... countries after catastrophes like Nepal, Bangladesh, Haiti, Pakistan ...

Seems very evident when you think about it - basically like using a slow dynamo with weight instead of a handle to turn .. cheaper & easier to make. Its only disadvantage it that it has to be attached to something sturdy .... not easily moved around

Thanks, Kathryn

Rituraj Phukan (1)
Tuesday June 2, 2015, 8:11 pm
Fabulous information. It can be a game changing technology that will illuminate without emissions or pollution.

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Wednesday June 3, 2015, 3:26 am

Kamia T (89)
Wednesday June 3, 2015, 6:03 pm
I actually think this is rather brilliant! The day may come when NONE of us have access to traditional electrical and/or fossil fuel sources - such as in a catastrophe, and these would be excellent then.

Aaron B (158)
Thursday June 4, 2015, 5:16 am
noted thanks
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