News tagged with sails

Could solar wind power Earth?

( -- As we strive to find sources of alternative energy, a number of researchers continue to look to what we consider the ultimate in renewable energy -- the sun. However, on earth creating efficient solar panels ...

dateOct 04, 2010 in Energy & Green Tech weblog
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Setting sail in the sun

Propelled by sunlight pressure, large lightweight sails made of ultrathin aluminum-coated plastic could one day take probes to the edge of our solar system and other stars.

dateSep 03, 2010 in Space Exploration
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