Let there be Light!

Nothing is more reassuring during these long winter nights than a welcoming light! For centuries, people have tried to extend the daylight hours, allowing them to work longer, enjoy past times and ward off all bad things: animals, burglars, nightmares. How far have we come since the first attempts: torches were the first handheld light source, followed by oil lamps, candles, incandescent bulbs and a rapidly changing field of artificial lighting. One of the latest (and greatest?) innovations certainly has been LED (Light Emitting Diodes). From its first humble appearances, as light strips under kitchen cabinets, it has opened...

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