Inventors Design Lamp Powered Entirely by Gravity

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As part of a research initiative on how to harness off-grid energy for low-power electronics, a pair of U.K.-based designers created a lamp that uses gravity to generate light. Martin Riddiford, co-inventor of the GravityLight, talks about plans for the innovative project.

GravityLight: lighting for the developing countries from Therefore on Vimeo.

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Martin Riddiford

Martin Riddiford is the inventor of GravityLight and founder of therefore. He’s based in London, England.

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About Denise Chow

Denise Chow is a sci-tech editor at Live Science and a former associate producer for Science Friday.