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What it will take to decarbonize the economy

The transition to a renewable resource-based economy should not be limited to energy, but extend to all material goods; nevertheless, the most urgent transition must focus on energy. This will be a massive and complex endeavor ...

dateDec 05, 2017 in Environment
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Enhancing solar power with diatoms

Diatoms, a kind of algae that reproduces prodigiously, have been called "the jewels of the sea" for their ability to manipulate light. Now, researchers hope to harness that property to boost solar technology.

dateOct 20, 2017 in Energy & Green Tech
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A RAVAN in the sun

While people across the nation gazed at August's total solar eclipse from Earth, a bread loaf-sized NASA satellite had a front row seat for the astronomical event.

dateSep 27, 2017 in Space Exploration
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