With a unique, kirigami-inspired design, these solar panels produce 36 percent more energy than traditional panels.
The 10-square-mile facility in the Gobi desert is expected to have a capacity of 200 megawatts, enough to power one million households.
Solar-powered gadget can harvest half a liter of water per hour.
This week: Get a bird's eye view of Marrakesh, some midsummer atmospheric fireworks -- and a massive solar plant in China.
It’s been a bumpy ride for a prototype solar sail spacecraft, which was put into orbit two weeks ago by the Atlas 5 rocket that carried the Air Force’s X-37B robotic space plane.
A giant eruption from the sun that scientists thought would hit Earth in 2014 missed because the sun's magnetic field channeled it away from the planet in an unexpected way.
Prototype takes one image per second by fusing the technology behind digital cameras and solar panels.
A machine on Earth capable of recreating the conditions inside the sun's heart is helping scientists study how iron behaves at mind-boggling temperatures. The results of the experiment, so far, have defied expectations and just might help settle a long-standing solar puzzle.
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