Mar / 18 / F / DC
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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devonmanners:

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talikira:

devonmanners:

hanadoodles:

OKAY SO YOU GUYS NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THIS FUCKING AMAZING CHROME EXTENSION 

IT’S CALLED EYE DROPPER AND IT’S THE BEST THING EVER OKAY 

BASICALLY IT LETS YOU PICK COLOURS STRAIGHT FROM A WEBPAGE LIKE THE EYEDROPPER ON PHOTOSHOP WITHOUT HAVING TO SCREENSHOT IT 

HOW COOL IS THAT? 

YOU CAN DOWNLOAD IT HERE

Reblogging this for all my artist friends

wow convenient!!