Posts Tagged ‘solar power’

Solar Impulse’s Second Generation Aircraft!

Written by Mahmoud Basho on . Posted in Entertainment & News

Taking off with solar powered aircraft has just become easier than you might have thought! Solar Impulse is a Swiss aircraft project that only uses solar power to achieve the World’s first fully solar-powered intercontinental flight starting with a Successful simulation of a 72-hour (3 days and 3 nights). The aircraft was piloted alternately by two Swiss men, André Borschberg and Bertrand Piccard  from from Payerne (Switzerland) to Ouarzazate (Morocco) with an intermediate landing Read more [...]

Get Solar Power By Painting Your House!

Written by Mostafa Dafer on . Posted in Entertainment & News, Uncategorized

Putting solar panels on your house can be a big, costly construction project. Now imagine simply painting the roof and getting electricity from that. Image: Steven Puetzer/Getty Images At Notre Dame, professor of chemistry and biochemistry Prashant Kamat led a group that found a mixture of nanometer-sized titanium dioxide particles, coated with either cadmium sulfide or cadmium selenide and suspended in a water-alcohol mixture to create a paint-like paste that generates electricity when Read more [...]

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