A Litre of Light - sheer genius!

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Re: A Litre of Light - sheer genius!

Postby pip » Tue Aug 27, 2013 11:00 am

Fantastic. and simple.
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Re: A Litre of Light - sheer genius!

Postby Conforumist » Tue Aug 27, 2013 7:00 pm

I would not go quite so far as to say "simple". There's easily a few hours work on make just one of those I would guess. Specially since it looks to be all by hand.
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Re: A Litre of Light - sheer genius!

Postby ChristianBecker » Wed Aug 28, 2013 6:05 am

I'd still call it simple. There are a lot of simple things that take long but require not much skill.
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Re: A Litre of Light - sheer genius!

Postby Jan Van Quirm » Wed Aug 28, 2013 10:37 am

The actual installation's straightforward enough and uses materials that are there already for the underclass except maybe the sealant - corrugated roofing abounds in Philippino slums after all and the bottles and pens/pencils are easy enough to obtain... ;)
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Re: A Litre of Light - sheer genius!

Postby hnorwood » Wed Aug 28, 2013 8:21 pm

I wonder what would happen if you put some quinine in the water as well? Would the fluorescence increase the light output?
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Re: A Litre of Light - sheer genius!

Postby ChristianBecker » Fri Aug 30, 2013 2:15 pm

Since quinine absorbs UV which we can't see, it should increase the output - the question is, by how much and if it is noticeable.
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