lights

Science Solved It

Scientists Can’t Fully Explain These Strange Floating Lights in Texas

Researchers have been able to decipher half the mystery of the Marfa lights, but some things are still unexplained.
Kaleigh Rogers
5.9.17
melatonin

Police Floodlights are Unlikely to Reduce Crime, But Could Harm Your Health

Months after the study they were a part ended, bright lights remain in New York housing projects.
Ethan Chiel
2.25.17
video

These Animations Were Created with an Ultra-Precise Light-Painting Drone

Anyone got any glowsticks?
Rachel Pick
8.27.15
christmas

This Drone Video of Synchronized Holiday Lights Is the Most American Thing Ever

Italian twinkle lights? Check. Trans-Siberian Orchestra? Check. Drone? Check.
Brian Anderson
12.8.14
Art

The Sistine Chapel Got an LED Upgrade

And physics said: Let there be light.
Victoria Turk
10.30.14
lights

Today's Super-Fast LED Lights Might Mean Tomorrow's Quantum Communication

For the light-based communication of the future, it just takes a plasmonic patch antenna, two silver nanocubes, and a bit of gold.
Amy Shira Teitel
10.19.14
earth

A Laser Fence Is Being Built to Stop Hawaii's Endangered Birds From Crashing

These birds just want some squid, man.
Ben Richmond
7.2.14
Motherboard Blog

Watch a Time-Lapse Video of Sandy Shutting New York City Down

this is amazing: it’s a time lapse video of the storm hitting Manhattan. Waters surge, rain pounds, the power goes out.
Brian Merchant
10.31.12
videos

Janet Hansen: Giving Daft Punk, MIA and Kanye that Laser Look

Janet Hansen lights artists for stage. No, not like that.
ALEX PASTERNACK
5.5.10