Menorah Lighting: Meaning and History

The Menorah stands for light, wisdom, and Divine inspiration. By Clarissa Allison | December 19th, 2014 Originally beaten out of a solid piece of gold, the Menorah was a seven-branched candelabra¬†which served as one of the sacred vessels in the Holy Temple. It stood in the southern part of the Temple and was lit every… Read more

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Dr. Nick Holonyak – Inventor of the Visible Spectrum LED

Nick Holonyak, Jr. was born in Zeigler, Illinois on 3 November 1928. He received the B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Illinois in 1950, 1951, and 1954, respectively. As a Texas Instruments Fellow in Semiconductor Physics at the University of Illinois (1953-54), he did graduate work under the direction of¬†John… Read more

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