It looks like you're using an Ad Blocker.
Please white-list or disable AboveTopSecret.com in your ad-blocking tool.
Some features of ATS will be disabled while you continue to use an ad-blocker.
Originally posted by rogerstigers
Originally posted by lucentenigma
That would be Nanosolar. I consider them the good guys, even if they are holding tight and fast to their formula for the time being. They have a big announcement tomorrow, apprently. I am anxious to see what it is. Hope the don't Alex Jones us. Nanosolar
I would like to vote that we henceforth use the verb "Alex Jones" to describe any anticlimactic "announcement" in the wake of substantial hype!
Originally posted by Trams
I have a question. I never really thought about this until now. Lets say you put a solar panel outside in your garden, will it absorb the sunlight so that the plants don't get any? I was just curious because everything has repercussions.
To the O.P. I think that solar energy is very simple and can be done by all of us. But the trouble is the money. This guy could have saved us some serious cash in the future.
Originally posted by die_another_day
Plants LIVE off of photosynthesis, and they only have a MAXIMUM of 3% efficiency.
You will probably need a ton of hair to power a light bulb.
that's quite a bit of power - just cos your used to screwing a 100 watt bulb into a 240v supply don't mean that loads of ultra bright LED's won't do the job just as well - and probably more reliably.
The solar panel, which produces 9 V (18 W) of energy Read more: www.dailymail.co.uk... TDRpA3
Was this "new concept" developed in any leading industrialized country ? Nope ... in Nepal of all places !
And what possessed this kid to even THINK that human hair could be used to convert sunlight to electricity ?
Not exactly the sort of idea that would occur easily and without a supporting experimental framework behind it.
I'm ready to call BS on this one.