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Why Doesn't My Energy Come From the Sun?

Special | 51m 12s

Mike Arnold, Assistant Professor, Department of Materials Science & Engineering, UW-Madison Mike Arnold explores the idea of converting sunlight into electricity. Although the sun is abundant and free energy, we have no way to collect and convert it. What we know right now is a insufficient collection system that lacks efficiency and is expensive.

Aired: 01/13/10

Rating: TV-G

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