When were led lights invented?

Answer Nick Holonyak invented LED (light-emitting diode) light bulbs in 1962 when he worked for General Electric. The original model produced red light. Cars use LEDs in headlights, dashboards and interi... Read More »

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Who invented strobe lights?

Strobe lights are used to produce periodic flashes of light. They are often used in clubs and discos, but can cause epileptic seizures in some people. The strobe light was invented by Harold Edgert... Read More »

Who invented black lights?

The black light invented by renowned scientist Dr. William Byler, who studied phosphors. Robert Williams Wood created a special glass used in lieu of the dyed glass developed by Dr. Byler. Howeve... Read More »

When were street lights invented?

The first ever streetlights put into use were on London's Pall Mall. They were first lit on Jan 28, 1807 and lead the way for other towns to take up gas street lighting. In the early days a lamp li... Read More »

When were fluorescent lights invented?

Fluorescent lights were invented in Germany by Meyer, Spanner and Germer; a U.S. patent application was filed for their invention in 1927. The application was acquired by General Electric for $180,... Read More »