Pictured above is the world’s largest indoor farm illuminated by LEDs, which opened this month in Japan. Inside, 18 cultivation racks reach 15 levels high, and are outfitted with 17,500 GE LED light fixtures developed specifically for this facility. The indoor farm can grow lettuce two-and-a-half times faster than an outdoor farm, and is already producing 10,000 heads of it per day. Read more about this breakthrough in modern farming at GE Reports.
About Dirac I always recomend this wonderful book from Graham Farmelo: The Strangest Man: The Hidden Life of Paul Dirac, Mystic of the Atom, and alternatively, this conference by the author:
I am that guy.
You know the one. When the waiter comes to the table to give the specials, I’m the one who needs to know where the snapper’s from, how the swordfish was caught, and whether the salmon is farm-raised. My brother generally starts…
Seven Billions: The World Divided into Seven Regions, Each Home to One Billion People
- North & South America, 0.97 billion
- Europe & Southwestern Asia, 1.04 billion
- Central & Northern Asia, 1.01 billion
- Eastern Asia, 1.00 billion
- Africa (minus Egypt), 1.02 billion
- Southern Asia, 1.02 billion
- Southeastern Asia & Oceania, 1.02 billion
The Grand Duchy of Finland in 1662