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Two for one in solar power

Solar cells offer the opportunity to harvest abundant, renewable energy. Although the highest energy light occurs in the ultraviolet and visible spectrum, most solar energy is in the infrared. There is a ...

Nov 17, 2013 4.9 / 5 (20) 0 | with audio podcast

How the kettle got its whistle

(Phys.org) —Researchers have finally worked out where the noise that makes kettles whistle actually comes from – a problem which has puzzled scientists for more than 100 years.

Oct 25, 2013 4.7 / 5 (38) 11 | with audio podcast

Amazonia at a crossroads

The Amazon rainforest faces an uncertain future – one that an international research network hopes to help steer towards sustainability.

Oct 17, 2013 not rated yet 0

Testing the water

A new online tool enables users to assess not only how much water we use and for what, but also how we can mitigate future scarcity.

Oct 17, 2013 4 / 5 (1) 0