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  • Harnessing the Sun’s power

    Harnessing the Sun’s power

    The Earth receives enough solar energy to meet our wildest energy requirements. Plants, “which toil not, neither do they spin”, have adapted to make the best of sunlight. But humans need to use available materials, like silicon, to trap sunlight energy and these are far from optimal. Given the temperature of the Sun, the part …

    December 19, 2017