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Posts tagged infrared

September 12, 2012

 

leaves in a green forest

Leaves Inspire Better Solar Panels

While solar panels typically have smooth surfaces, leaves have tiny wrinkles and folds that allow for maximum light absorption.

August 9, 2011

 

glowing water and tonic water

The Blue Glow Of Quinine

Try this experiment at home and learn why quinine has a blue glow!

January 13, 2011

 

A telescope set up outside

Venus Glows In The Dark!

Venus may appear to glow under moonlight but the planet also glows in infrared light.

July 14, 2010

 

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‘Zoom Your Roof’ Project Exposes Wasted Energy

This new aerial map lets people see their homes in infrared vision! Cool. But what's the point?

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