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Sep 11, 2015 06:41 AM ET // Renee Morad
With a unique, kirigami-inspired design, these solar panels produce 36 percent more energy than traditional panels.
Aug 6, 2015 04:39 PM ET // Tracy Staedter
The 10-square-mile facility in the Gobi desert is expected to have a capacity of 200 megawatts, enough to power one million households.
Jul 24, 2015 03:19 PM ET // Glenn McDonald
Solar-powered gadget can harvest half a liter of water per hour.
Jul 6, 2015 02:00 PM ET // Discovery News
This week: Get a bird's eye view of Marrakesh, some midsummer atmospheric fireworks -- and a massive solar plant in China.
Jun 5, 2015 07:19 PM ET // Irene Klotz
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.
Jun 1, 2015 03:00 PM ET // Charles Q. Choi,
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.
Apr 15, 2015 02:24 PM ET // Glenn McDonald
Prototype takes one image per second by fusing the technology behind digital cameras and solar panels.
Jan 8, 2015 01:15 PM ET // Calla Cofield,
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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