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The Solar wind

A NASA page all about solar wind, including the latest data on the Sun's activity and with lots more information on solar physics.

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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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How Solar Sails Work

A brief description of how Solar Sails work and solar spacecraft design This site is part of Marshall Brain's

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The solar system

Very descriptive site, answers many questions about the solar system. Lesson plans provided. An interactive site where users can learn about the solar system and other space related topics.

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Solar Stormwatch

Help scientists spot solar storms and track them across space to Earth in this great citizen science project.

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Sun Lab

Nine short videos covering the basic science of the Sun and solar storms. Also view up-to-date images from some of NASA's best solar space telescopes.

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Solar power

An overview from the BBC on solar energy.

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Solar system 3D

Explore our solar system with this beautiful 3D interactive which shows the orbits of the planets, distances, etc (requires flash).

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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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My solar system

Build your own solar system in this flash simulation with stars, planets and moons, and see what weird and wonderful orbits you can create.

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