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A User's Guide to Solar Power

A short and simple guide explaining how solar power works and understand what to look for when researching or installing solar panels.

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Powers of ten

An amazing optics demonstration, showing views from an astronomic scale down to a sub-atomic view, where the scale factor alters by a power of ten each time.

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A Spanish Breakthrough in Harnessing Solar Power

A Spanish company is working on harnessing solar power by focusing the sun's ray to turn turbines.

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Awesome new TED-ED videos explain the physics of superhero powers

A series of TED-Ed videos exploring the feasibility and physics of superhero powers in comic book form.

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Solar power

An overview from the BBC on solar energy.

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Most of the world’s solar panels are facing the wrong direction

It turns out solar panels get slightly more power if they face west rather than south.

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The Patent for the First Practical Solar Cell

A look at the history of the solar power cell including an annotated explanation of the original patent.

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Power

The site explains power, watts and the amount of power allow in some appliances and their units.

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The Physics that Powers Automobiles

Detailed information and explanations on the workings of a car, from the brakes to automatic transmission. Includes clear diagrams.

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Powering the World

Articles on fossil fuels, hydroelectric, wind, solar and nuclear power. Each is followed by an online multiple choice test. There is some worthwhile material in this site and it would be especially ...

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