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we guide you through safe ways to view and enjoy one of nature's most awe-inspiring sights.The post total solar eclipse 2017: how to watch and photograph the eclipse appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Buildings have a lot of surface area that's exposed to sunlight, so why just stop at rooftop solar panels? We've already seen solar energy-harvesting windows, and of course Tesla's solar roof. Thanks to research being carried out at the University of Exeter, we may soon also have the option of replacing opaque exterior walls with solar glass blocks...Continue Reading New glass blocks may be a
said to be the world's most technologically advanced coat, almost any light source can energize vollebak's solar charged jacket for up to 12 hours.The post glow like kryptonite with vollebak’s solar charged jacket appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
The first successfully captured photograph of a total solar eclipse was shot on July 28, 1851, by Prussian photographer Johann Julius Friedrich Berkowski. Your eclipse photos can look better than this, with a little advice from some of our friends.If you live in North America or are a citizen of planet Earth, you've probably heard chatter about the upcoming solar eclipse starting the morning of A
This week on Dezeen, IKEA rivalled Tesla with the launch of solar battery packs, while the electric car company unveiled its first mass-market electric vehicle. Read more
collaborating with solarcentury, IKEA's solar battery storage solution can cut homeowners' electricity bills by up to 70%.The post IKEA rivals tesla with home solar panels and battery storage packs appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Ikea has been a serious player in the realm of renewable energy, vowing to produce more than it uses by the year 2020. And now the furniture make is encouraging residents of the UK to follow its lead, today announcing a new battery built specifically to store energy captured from rooftop solar panels. ..Continue Reading Ikea takes aim at UK power prices with new solar batteryCategory: EnergyT
sprouting across dubai in time for the world expo 2020, the solar powered 'smart palm' trees enable visitors to surf the web whilst at the beach.The post solar powered smart palm trees provide dubai with WIFI & charging points appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Solar panels are great and all, but they can be a bit of an eyesore. While companies like Tesla are disguising them as roof tiles, others are finding ways to make them transparent, allowing them to hide on windows, walls or other surfaces. Now an MIT team has developed solar cells that are not only invisible, but flexible as well, thanks to electrodes made of – what else? – graphene...Continu
one of the selling points of the design is its lightweight structure, which means it requires less solar power to propel it further.The post sono motors unveils solar and battery-powered electric car appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine. is a social bookmarking place where you can share, find & discuss the best news around on most topics. We focus on hi-tech reviews, gadgets and geekery but we like almost anything that's awesome, appealing and thought-provoking! er6i9ds5mz

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