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ELEKTRO 2/2018 was released on February 14th 2018. Its digital version will be available on March 12th 2018.

Topic: Electrical devices; Devices for smart grids; Internet of Things

Main Article
Power flow control in grid using power converters

SVĚTLO (Light) 1/2018 was released on February 5th 2018. Its digital version will be available on March 5th 2018.

Architectural and scenic lighting
Mexican light
Lighting design in a nutshell – Part 34
Lighting technology documentation – part 2 Schemes for scenic lighting

Luminaires and luminous apparatuses
NITECO LED luminaires – guarantied lifespan and warm white light not only for public lighting

Electromagnetic Field: Can geeks get kids into science?

05.09.2014 | |

BBC News reported on last weekend’s successful Electromagnetic Field EMF 2014 event held near Bletchley, Milton Keynes. The three day event attracted nearly three times as many people as the previous event held in 2012. Of those attending 75 were children under 16. “Getting kids involved has been crucial,” said Jonty Wareing, one of the event’s volunteer organisers.

Dr Elpida Makrygianni, from UCL’s Engineering Sciences faculty is charged with engaging young people with science, she thinks the festival is an important place to be. “It’s the social context, the fact that it is in the countryside, a million miles from the stereotype of a sterile lab.” That preconception is one of the first obstacles that has to be overcome when trying to engage young people in science, she says, especially young women.

Read more at amsat-uk or the story at BBC website. Photogalery at Motherboard.