Apr 30, 2010 Lighting Design & Controls
Light is very important for our mental and physical health. Without sufficient light many people suffer from depression and ailments that they cannot really pinpoint. Depression can give rise to many ailments and can even develop into more serious mental problems.
Now there are several ways to combat this problem:
Light box therapy: (Phototherupy) this type of general therapy is also known as bright light therapy. Phototherupy requires the patient to sit near a fluorescent light box that simulates sunlight. Ideally, the light should be 2,500 lux to be effective, and daily exposure is recommended. A doctor will prescribe the right exposure strength and duration.
Seasonal Affective Disorder: The problem with depression in winter is known as Seasonal Affective Disorder or SAD. It is a known fact that many people get very depressed in winter time when there is less light, and even go so far to say that they are feeling less energetic and just not well. This condition can also give rise to overeating and a whole new set of problems. There are special light boxes for this disorder. They are called SAD light boxes. Again, before starting therapy consult your doctor.
Sleep and jet lag: Light boxes can help sleep disorders and jetlag. These devices can simulate daylight and nighttime, which helps people adjust to regular sleep hours. These light boxes help to reset the body’s clock that determines when you will sleep. This is very important as lack of sleep can cause serious accidents while driving and interference with many facets of your life.
Dementia and Alzheimer: With these disorders, the body’s natural clock or circadian rhythms gets disrupted, due to nerve and brain damage. This is further aggravated by poor sight in the elderly, which means that normal indoor light may not be sufficient for them to determine the difference between night and day. Light boxes are being used in experiments to see if the sleep and activity cycles can be improved with these patients.
Skin problems: Some skin problems such as: stretch marks, patches of psoriasis, vitiligo, and pale scars may be helped with UVB or UVAI light. These are the types of lights that tanning beds use. Caution should be taken to only focus the light on the skin to be treated and to avoid damage to normal skin. Be careful not to overexpose.
Colored lights: (Intense pulsed light therapy). Different colored floodlights are used for this light therapy. Different colors are thought to be better for different problems, for example:
1. Blue is good for helping to destroy acne bacteria
2. Green lights help with pigmentation problems, like age spots and liver spots.
3. Yellow is thought to aid vascular problems, such as rosacea and thread veins.
4. Green and yellow light is said to help fine lines and wrinkles.
5. Red is meant to help arthritis when directed at the exact point. It is also thought to be good for headaches.
When trying any of these light therapies, always consult your doctor. He will know if you have any latent ailments that could be aggravated by light therapy. Also, sometimes the duration and strength of exposure will need to be adjusted for the best effect.
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Brian Wang at the site Nextbigfuture spotted a new pdf file on the BlackLight Power site that has a wealth of information with a significant notation about the company’s progress on validation called “Updated Technical Presentation - 4/21/10.”
The notation from the third page in the pdf is, “Validations and Technical Due Diligence – underway with National Labs, defense contractors, electronics manufacturers, large conglomerates, multi-national energy companies and others.”
That’s not much. It does follow another low-key announcement on March 23rd 2010 of an agreement with Geoenergie SpA, Energy Subsidiary of Geogreen for a non-exclusive license to produce up to 750 MW of continuous power. This is a significant amount of power.
These things are adding up to some questions. First what comes to mind is the disclosure agreements. BlackLight issues brief press releases but the companies, validators, labs and diligence firms are not. This writer has called a few, the first was surprised there was any one noticing with no details to release or discuss and others who are larger have no one available to talk. Its not suspicious, it is annoying, and understandable. Cross company press releases would help with the overall credibility though.
The next question is about the validating process such as who exactly and the matters they raise as they try to get working models going. Progress by validators, who have a wealth of information available, formed at an arm’s length distance, would be of significant value to distributing information. One does understand that media, press and bloggers are pretty far down, if on any list at all. But that cuts the connection to everyone – and the gems BlackLight might need in the future are going to be in the dark and start from suspicious point of view. On the other hand “we” would be a significant burden and expense, plus offer lots of opportunity for detractors. Maybe the situation is the best strategy. But having built a track record in the open might be very useful soon.
The third question is about what has been sent to validate. The material used, the apparatus, both? Anything else? Lets assume that some kind of kit is provided, everyone gets it working. BlackLight makes history. I for one would like to preplan for that for a multitude of reasons. Again, circumspection on BlackLight’s part is the certain low risk path. People, businesses and governments making decisions with impressions from BlackLight and the others could be a legal hellhole whether wondrous history or a disaster takes place.
With these thoughts a longer look at the pdf might be worthwhile. But I forewarn, you’re going to need to up on your math and physics to make sense of it. With that said those not trying to grasp the high technical aspects can understand this – BlackLight is pretty open with the fundamentals. The materials used, how it works and the results are pretty much in the open. Its clear BlackLight expects without any doubt that the materials molecular structure, which is reformed as it’s used, can be infinitely recycled back to the desired structure at low energy compared to output. See page 19 in the pdf.
The apparatus is still, understandably, pretty much under wraps. Getting the materials to do the hydrino production and energy release reaction is the technological breakthrough after all.
The pdf also uses several pages to discuss the BlackLight subsidiary Milliscan that is endeavoring to make use of the hydrinos made as the energy is extracted. Where this goes over time has no limitation on the potential.
That’s a really short synopsis. It’s a long pdf at 169 pages and the talk that the pdf must have supported is absent.
Which leads to a suggestion for Dr. Mills and BlackLight. Lets get some audio for the pdf on the BlackLight site as well.
All the party types noted in the pdf doing validation and due diligence are stated in the plural suggesting at least two of each making at least 10 or 12 reviews underway. What is to be said and when is eagerly anticipated.
This is progress.
Author: New Energy and Fuel
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