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September 27, 2014

 

A man in front of the IBM Blue Gene/P supercomputer, which fills a room.

Turn Your Computer Into A Citizen Scientist

Through distributed computing, researchers who need large amounts of computing power can parcel out research components to private computers.

September 10, 2014

 

A researcher holds a bulk compound semi-conductor synthesized for photovoltaic devices.

Tin Perovskite Solar Cells

Solar energy may be sustainable, but it's not efficient. Scientists trade silicon for perovskite to give solar cells a boost.

November 8, 2012

 

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Flexible, Transparent Solar Cells

Scientists have developed flexible, transparent solar cells that can be applied to windows, electronic devices, and really any surface!

February 9, 2011

 

a yellow moth close-up

Insect-Inspired Technology Leads To Improvements In Solar Panels

Using moth eyes as inspiration, a team of scientists in Japan have created a film that could be used on solar cells.

November 9, 2010

 

Solar panel square

Nanotubes, Solar Cells, And Renewable Energy

Solar panels can only capture so much sunlight and produce a limited amount of electricity. What are the other options for sustainable energy?

February 13, 2007

 

a yellow sportscar with solar panels on hood

Solar Powered Cars

What are the pros and cons of a solar powered ride?

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