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Tesla's Solar Roof to be Cheaper than Regular Roof Even without Energy Factor Says Musk

Tesla's Solar Roof to be Cheaper than Regular Roof Even without Energy Factor Says Musk

Elon Musk on the brink of taking over the global roofing industry....

Nov 18 2016, 5:55am CST

Back to the Future Like Solar Nanotech-Powered Clothes are Coming

Back to the Future Like Solar Nanotech-Powered Clothes are Coming

It looks like finally solar nanotechnology garments are here like they were seen in the movie “Back to the Future”....

Nov 15 2016, 9:42am CST

Tesla Solar Roof: Release Date, Cost and Everything You Need to Know

Tesla Solar Roof: Release Date, Cost and Everything You Need to Know

Elon Musk surprised the world on Friday with the unveiling of the Solar Roof....

Oct 31 2016, 4:31am CDT

Planet Nine Tilt the Entire Solar System

Planet Nine Tilt the Entire Solar System

If the newly supposed Planet Nine exists in our solar system then it may have slanted the entire system. Mysterious Planet Nine...

Oct 21 2016, 2:00am CDT

New Dwarf Planet 2014 UZ224 Discovered in our Solar System

New Dwarf Planet 2014 UZ224 Discovered in our Solar System

Astronomers find new dwarf planet called "2014 UZ224" in our solar system....

Oct 12 2016, 5:24am CDT

Food Additive O-methylanisole to Create efficient Plastic Solar Cells

Food Additive O-methylanisole to Create efficient Plastic Solar Cells

Using a food additive, a team of researchers has created environment-friendly plastic solar cells that can be manufactured at r...

Oct 2 2016, 6:49am CDT

Elon Musk Set to Unveil New Tesla/SolarCity Solar Roof on October 28

Elon Musk Set to Unveil New Tesla/SolarCity Solar Roof on October 28

Tesla is soon going to introduce Solar Roof with integrated Powerwall 2.0 battery and Tesla charger in SF Bay Area....

Sep 23 2016, 10:53am CDT

MIT Develops New High-efficiency Solar Cell

MIT Develops New High-efficiency Solar Cell

In a collaborative project, researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in the US and the Masdar Institut...

Sep 5 2016, 1:20am CDT

Ring of Fire Solar Eclipse Darken Skies Over Africa Today

Ring of Fire Solar Eclipse Darken Skies Over Africa Today

A ring of fire eclipse of the sun was due to take place today on the Slooh webcast. It was indeed a sight to behold....

Sep 1 2016, 8:24am CDT

Planet Nine To Destroy Solar System after Sun Dies

Planet Nine To Destroy Solar System after Sun Dies

Editor's note: Who cares what happens after the sun dies?...

Aug 31 2016, 12:06pm CDT

New Objects Discovered in the Extreme Outer Solar System

New Objects Discovered in the Extreme Outer Solar System

A bunch of novel heavenly bodies may have been discovered in the solar system that the earth belongs to....

Aug 31 2016, 6:45am CDT

Solar Express: The Space Train will Take Humans to Mars and Other Planets of our Solar System

Solar Express: The Space Train will Take Humans to Mars and Other Planets of our Solar System

The hypothetical space train would travel at 1 percent of the speed of light or about 3,000 kilometers per second, faster than...

Aug 29 2016, 2:04am CDT

Potentially Habitable Planet closest to our Solar System Found

Astronomers have found clear evidence of a potentially habitable planet orbiting the closest star to our solar system.The new...

Aug 25 2016, 12:48am CDT

Stanford Gadget Purifies Water in Minutes Using Solar Energy

Stanford Gadget Purifies Water in Minutes Using Solar Energy

A small contraption that was invented at Stanford University makes water fit for drinking via sunlight in a jiffy....

Aug 18 2016, 5:17am CDT

Massive Solar Storm Took US to Brink of War in 1967

Massive Solar Storm Took US to Brink of War in 1967

A solar storm that jammed radar and radio communications at the height of the Cold War could have led to a disastrous military...

Aug 10 2016, 5:14am CDT

1967 Solar Storm Nearly Took US to Nuclear War

1967 Solar Storm Nearly Took US to Nuclear War

A solar storm almost caused nuclear confrontation between the superpowers during the height of the Cold War....

Aug 10 2016, 4:20am CDT

Breakthrough Solar Cell Works Like a Plant

Breakthrough Solar Cell Works Like a Plant

Researchers have developed a potentially game-changing solar cell that essentially does the work of plants -- converting atmos...

Jul 29 2016, 11:25am CDT

Rotating Solar Power Tree to Catch Maximum Sun

Rotating Solar Power Tree to Catch Maximum Sun

A 'solar power tree' that takes up only four square feet of space and generates enough power to run about five households is b...

Jul 26 2016, 7:18am CDT

Solar Impulse 2 Solar Plane completes round-the-world trip

Solar Impulse 2 Solar Plane completes round-the-world trip

The world's largest solar-powered aircraft, Solar Impulse 2 on early Tuesday completed its round-the-world trip after landing...

Jul 26 2016, 12:16am CDT

NASA Captures Solar Material Bursting Out from the Sun

NASA Captures Solar Material Bursting Out from the Sun

Newly released NASA SDO video shows 'plasma dance' controlled by complex magnetic forces above the Sun....

Jul 25 2016, 5:40am CDT

Perovskite May Lead to Cheaper Solar Cells

Perovskite May Lead to Cheaper Solar Cells

Scientists have found a promising new alternative solar cell material that may lead to more efficient and cheaper solar panels....

Jul 25 2016, 12:13am CDT

Solar Plane Solar Impulse 2 Begins Final Flight

Solar Plane Solar Impulse 2 Begins Final Flight

he world's largest solar-powered aircraft, Solar Impulse 2 has left the Egyptian capital, Cairo, on the last leg of its round...

Jul 24 2016, 2:17am CDT

Facebook Solar Plane Aquila Completes first full-scale test flight

Facebook Solar Plane Aquila Completes first full-scale test flight

After revealing that it wants to use unmanned drone airships to beam the internet down to the estimated four billion people wo...

Jul 22 2016, 12:43am CDT

NASA Exploring our Solar System like never before

NASA Exploring our Solar System like never before

As we wait for Juno's first close-up images of Jupiter on August 27, NASA continues to explore our solar system to help answer...

Jul 18 2016, 12:05am CDT

Four Predictions For How Solar Power Will Affect Other Industries

Four Predictions For How Solar Power Will Affect Other Industries

Solar power is undergoing what futurists and tech speculators like to call the Law of Accelerated Returns—a fancy way of explai...

Jul 13 2016, 4:42am CDT

Solar Plane Takes off from Spain for Egypt

Solar Plane Takes off from Spain for Egypt

The world's largest solar-powered aircraft, Solar Impulse 2, on Monday took off from Seville in Spain to Egypt.After intense p...

Jul 11 2016, 4:34am CDT

Astronomers Detect Clouds of Water Outside Our Solar System

Astronomers Detect Clouds of Water Outside Our Solar System

Water clouds have been found in the atmosphere of a cold object lying outside solar system for the first time...

Jul 10 2016, 9:12pm CDT

Where to Search for Life Outside Our Solar System

Where to Search for Life Outside Our Solar System

Habitable planets may lie outside the "Goldilocks zone" in extra-solar systems and planets farther from or closer to their suns...

Jul 6 2016, 4:51am CDT

Tesla Files for 6 New Trademarks to Sell Solar Energy

Tesla Files for 6 New Trademarks to Sell Solar Energy

Tesla is going to trademark solar energy by selling it under the brand name of “Tesla”....

Jun 27 2016, 2:15pm CDT

Scientists Develop ultra-thin Flexible Solar Cells

Scientists Develop ultra-thin Flexible Solar Cells

Scientists have made ultra-thin photovoltaic cells flexible enough to wrap around the average pencil that could power wearable...

Jun 21 2016, 12:00pm CDT

Solar Plane Begins trans-Atlantic Flight

Solar Plane Begins Trans-Atlantic Flight

Solar Impulse II, a plane exclusively powered by solar energy, began the trans-Atlantic stage of its planned world tour on Mond...

Jun 20 2016, 2:01pm CDT

Scientists in Australia Discover Chiral Molecule Outside Solar System First Time

Scientists in Australia Discover Chiral Molecule Outside Solar System First Time

Like a pair of human hands, certain organic molecules have mirror-image versions of themselves, a chemical property known as ch...

Jun 15 2016, 12:16am CDT

Apple is Getting into the Solar Energy Industry

Apple is Getting into the Solar Energy Industry

There are almost always rumors flying about what new products Apple is going to create - from cars to the newest features on iP...

Jun 10 2016, 8:30am CDT

Planet 9 is First Exoplanet in Our Solar System Say Astronomers

Planet 9 is First Exoplanet in Our Solar System Say Astronomers

Through a computer-simulated study, astronomers showed that it was highly likely that the so-called Planet 9 is an exoplanet -...

Jun 1 2016, 12:12am CDT

Solar and Wind energy Harvesting In One Device to Power IoT

Solar and Wind energy Harvesting In One Device to Power IoT

Internet of Things (IoT) success is dependent on tiny communication devices and instead of powering those machines by fossil fu...

May 26 2016, 6:46am CDT

Intense Light can Heal Defects in Solar Cells and Improve their Effeciency

Intense Light can Heal Defects in Solar Cells and Improve their Effeciency

MIT researchers have found that using intense light can repair damaged perovskites films in solar cells and make them more ener...

May 24 2016, 9:52pm CDT

Solar Storms Brought Life on Earth According to NASA

Solar Storms Brought Life on Earth According to NASA

A video below explains how energy from our young sun – 4 billion years ago -- aided in creating molecules in Earth's atmos...

May 24 2016, 3:36am CDT

Apple's  Lisa P. Jackson Visits Solar Mamas in India

Apple's Lisa P. Jackson Visits Solar Mamas in India

While Apple CEO Tim Cook was busy revealing his business plans in India, a top Apple executive was in Rajasthan this week, visi...

May 19 2016, 8:50am CDT

Icy Comet Orbiting HD 181327 Star May Explain Evolution of Solar System

Icy Comet Orbiting HD 181327 Star May Explain Evolution of Solar System

Scientists have found evidence of icy comets orbiting a nearby Sun-like star, which may give a glimpse into how our own solar s...

May 19 2016, 1:47am CDT

Australian Researchers Set New Solar Cell Efficiency Record with 34.5 Percent

Australian Researchers Set New Solar Cell Efficiency Record with 34.5 Percent

Australian researchers have created a device that has set a new world record for solar efficiency, the media reported on Wednes...

May 18 2016, 2:55am CDT