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September 27, 2014

 

Distributed computing allows researchers who have large computing problems to rely on volunteers rather than just supercomputers, such as this one at the Argonne National Laboratory.

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

 

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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

 

Soon these solar cells could be made flexible and smaller!

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

 

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

 

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

 

Solar Powered Cars

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

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