News tagged with solar panels

New materials for more powerful solar cells

Applying a thin film of metallic oxide significantly boosts the performance of solar panel cells—as recently demonstrated by Professor Federico Rosei and his team at the Énergie Matériaux Télécommunications Research ...

dateNov 12, 2014 in Optics & Photonics
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NASA sun probe silent now for six weeks

No one knows exactly why a NASA solar probe stopped talking to Earth six weeks ago, but it's possible the spacecraft is out of power and is drifting without a way of calling for help, the agency said in an update.

dateNov 12, 2014 in Space Exploration
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Team grows uniform nanowires

A researcher from Missouri University of Science and Technology has developed a new way to grow nanowire arrays with a determined diameter, length and uniform consistency. This approach to growing nanomaterials will improve ...

dateNov 10, 2014 in Nanophysics
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