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sunshinychick:

futurescope:

Solar energy that doesn’t block the view

A team of researchers at Michigan State University has developed a new type of solar concentrator that when placed over a window creates solar energy while allowing people to actually see through the window. It is called a transparent luminescent solar concentrator and can be used on buildings, cell phones and any other device that has a clear surface. And, according to Richard Lunt of MSU’s College of Engineering, the key word is “transparent.”

[read more at MSU] [paper] [picture credit: Yimu Zhao]

sunshinychick:

futurescope:

Solar energy that doesn’t block the view

A team of researchers at Michigan State University has developed a new type of solar concentrator that when placed over a window creates solar energy while allowing people to actually see through the window. It is called a transparent luminescent solar concentrator and can be used on buildings, cell phones and any other device that has a clear surface. And, according to Richard Lunt of MSU’s College of Engineering, the key word is “transparent.”

[read more at MSU] [paper] [picture credit: Yimu Zhao]

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  • guinness world records man:

    sir you have done nothing but do pushups from this one spot for 20 years with no rest. what drives you?

  • me, still doing pushups:

    i wanna push this planet out of the idiot solar system and into the horrifying abyss of the unknown universe and this is the only way I know how

  • world records man, in awe:

    [drops everything and instantly begins doing pushups next to me]

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I like people, I do, but I like them in short bursts. I don’t like people for extended periods of time. I’m alright with them for a little while but once you get up past around a minute, a minute and a half, I gotta get the fuck outta there. By George Carlin (via jackmarco)