A new breakthrough may change the attitude that the incandescent lightbulb has had its day.
Compact fluorescent lightbulbs (CFLs) have unquestionably gained popularity for their energy efficiency when compared to the traditional incandescent bulb. Millions of people around the world have been encouraged by politicians, governments, energy utilities, and even lightbulb companies themselves to phase out traditional incandescent bulbs in favor of CFLs (or even LEDs) to save electricity in the home.
But now researchers at the University of Rochester in New York say they've found a way to make an incandescent lightbulb more efficient.
A group led by … Read more