Video: History and Science of LEDs [Make, Rad Science]

Duration: 5 min 29 sec

Take a tour through the world of the light-emitting diode and learn – who invented it, how to use it, and how to make your own.

A far more sciencey version

Duration: 5 min 19 sec

In this edition of Rad Science, Dr. Kiki explains the science inside the LED, or “light-emitting diode.”

LED Tutorial

How to Build an LED Light – Part 1

Duration: 4 min 20 sec

Casey gives step by step instruction on how to build your own light fixture of light emitting diodes. Check out the site at

How to Build an LED Light – Part 2

Duration: 9 min 56 sec

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