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Solar energy that doesn’t block the view

A team of researchers at Michigan State University has developed a new type of solar concentrator that when placed over a window creates solar energy while allowing people to actually see through the window. It is called a transparent luminescent solar concentrator and can be used on buildings, cell phones and any other device that has a clear surface. And, according to Richard Lunt of MSU’s College of Engineering, the key word is “transparent.”

[read more at MSU] [paper] [picture credit: Yimu Zhao]



anddddd we’re not using this as standard because…???

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daisyshanti:

sunshinychick:

futurescope:

Solar energy that doesn’t block the view

A team of researchers at Michigan State University has developed a new type of solar concentrator that when placed over a window creates solar energy while allowing people to actually see through the window. It is called a transparent luminescent solar concentrator and can be used on buildings, cell phones and any other device that has a clear surface. And, according to Richard Lunt of MSU’s College of Engineering, the key word is “transparent.”

[read more at MSU] [paper] [picture credit: Yimu Zhao]

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anddddd we’re not using this as standard because…???

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gentlerobyn:

Labradorite from Madagascar. Gives me funky dreams when I have it under my pillow at night.

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gentlerobyn:

Labradorite from Madagascar. Gives me funky dreams when I have it under my pillow at night.

wow!!

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Tobias had recently been asked to address a group of depressed men who had been described over the phone as blue.

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