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How Does Solar Power Work

Tammy Said: How does Solar cooker work by the power of sun ? We Answered: the sunlight is reflected by the mirror fitted in the lid of the solar cooker. there is a particular set of rays in the sunlight called infrared rays which provide heat to the object they finally fall upon(visible light also converts to heat…

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Electric Energy Solar

Roberto Said: Does anyone know if it is possible to power an electric fireplace & blower with only solar energy? We Answered: Yes, it is possible even if it has heating elements. It sounds as if the Electric Fireplace has an electric heating element and a blower fan. The higher the kilowatt rating of…

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First Solar Cell

Jacob Said: how do i make a thermoelectric generator? We Answered: The only method I know with which you can make electricity out of heat (directly, not via a turbine like power stations do) is an electronic component called a thermocouple. Because one thermocouple gives off too tittle energy to…

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Solar Cell Principle

Ramona Said: Chairs, medical advances, aircraft,and solar cells are examples of scientific principles that have been applie? We Answered: They are Applied Technology. Randall Said: Is there any way to make a car with a solar cell and an alternator to recharge the battery when moving? We Answered: yes of course what you are asking is can we…

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Solar Cell Efficiencies

Glenn Said: What is your prediction for experimental solar cell efficiencies? We Answered: I suspect that experimental solar cell efficiencies will be / are less important to most of us than the ability to inexpensively mass-produce the solar cells. Unless you are dealing with space exploration, solar cell efficiencies are much less of a consideration…

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Build Your Own Solar Cell

Ted Said: A question for all intelligent people? We Answered: I’m not going to bother reading all of that but I’ll skim and try to answer what I think you’re going after. Yes in the miller urey experiments they got a racemic mixture of amino acids. Both can form proteins,…

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Cell Phone Solar Charger

Terry Said: Looking for a solar powered chargerfor my droid incredible, any recommendations? We Answered: Here’s one possibility, never tried it http://www.google.com/products/catalog?r… — Kasey C, PC guru since Apple II days Enthusiasm wanes, but dullness lasts forever. Isaac Said: still searching for solar battery charger? We Answered: Yes. It is only required that you have a…

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