The sun is acknowledged as the mother of all light sources; It enables life on earth as we know it. But what is it that makes natural light unique, and most technologically advanced light sources pale in comparison?
This Chapter compares the similarity and differences of the properties of natural light and artificial light. It discusses the biological context of daylight vs. electrical light and discusses the cons of electrical light vs. daylight.
|Title of host publication||Changing perspectives on daylight|
|Subtitle of host publication||science, technology, and culture|
|Number of pages||5|
|Publication status||Published - 3 Nov 2017|
|Publisher||American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)|
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