Solarpower

05.30.15
LightSail solar spacecraft gets back in touch with its ground crew
05.30.15

LightSail solar spacecraft gets back in touch with its ground crew

If you were on pins and needles wondering whether or not the LightSail solar ship would resume con...

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05.30.15
Solar Impulse begins its sun-powered flight across the Pacific (update: bad weather)
05.30.15

Solar Impulse begins its sun-powered flight across the Pacific (update: bad weather)

Solar Impulse has already shown the potential for sun-based aviation in its attempt to fly around...

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05.29.15
These seven climate science projects could save the world
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These seven climate science projects could save the world

The human race is doomed, and it's all our own fault. With the quantity of carbon in our atmospher...

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05.25.15
Super-efficient solar cells can power homes in unforgiving areas
05.25.15

Super-efficient solar cells can power homes in unforgiving areas

Scientists have long talked about black silicon (that is, silicon with nano-sized structures) havi...

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05.21.15
Americans are using more energy, but green tech is softening the blow
05.21.15

Americans are using more energy, but green tech is softening the blow

It may be tough to satisfy the US' seemingly never-ending thirst for energy, but clean power sourc...

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05.11.15
The first solar bike path is producing more energy than expected
05.11.15

The first solar bike path is producing more energy than expected

Back in November, SolaRoad launched a test bike path that generates energy through solar cells emb...

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05.09.15
MIT Study suggests current solar power tech is good enough
05.09.15

MIT Study suggests current solar power tech is good enough

The standard line about solar power is that while good in theory, the technology just isn't there...

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05.07.15
Carl Sagan's solar-powered spacecraft is getting its first test flight
05.07.15

Carl Sagan's solar-powered spacecraft is getting its first test flight

Legendary astronomer Carl Sagan once envisioned a solar sailer, a spaceship that uses sunlight rad...

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05.03.15
Solar-powered grill cooks your food no matter the weather
05.03.15

Solar-powered grill cooks your food no matter the weather

However much you may like grilling food on a warm day, you probably don't like dealing with gas ta...

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