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Tesla Model 3 Won't Have Solar Roof Option says Elon Musk

Tesla Model 3 Won't Have Solar Roof Option says Elon Musk

The Tesla Model 3 is to have its solar roof option done away with if things go as per plan thanks to Elon Musk’s decision....

3 days ago, 4:45am CDT

Watch: NASA’s New Solar Panels Roll out Like a Carpet

Watch: NASA’s New Solar Panels Roll out Like a Carpet

NASA tests new flexible and lightweight solar array design in space for the first time...

Jun 20 2017, 7:23pm CDT

Jupiter is the Oldest Planet in Our Solar System, Study Finds

Jupiter is the Oldest Planet in Our Solar System, Study Finds

New evidence provide clues on the age of largest planet in the solar system...

Jun 13 2017, 4:03pm CDT

Partial Solar Eclipse from Space

Partial Solar Eclipse from Space

NASA satellite sees a partial solar eclipse from space Thursday...

May 28 2017, 7:29am CDT

A New Moon Discovered in our Solar System

A New Moon Discovered in our Solar System

The third largest dwarf planet in our solar system has its own moon...

May 20 2017, 12:52pm CDT

Mercedes-Benz Partners with Vivint to Rival Tesla in US Residential Solar Market

Mercedes-Benz Partners with Vivint to Rival Tesla in US Residential Solar Market

The Mercedes-Benz brand of luxury vehicles has taken a bold stance against Tesla Motors’ battery business....

May 19 2017, 7:44am CDT

Butterfly Wings Inspire New Solar and Stealth Technologies

Butterfly Wings Inspire New Solar and Stealth Technologies

Researchers have designed new type of solar cells inspired by the function of tiny butterfly wings...

May 17 2017, 11:41am CDT

Tesla Solar Roof is Cheaper with Infinite Tile Warranty

Tesla Solar Roof is Cheaper with Infinite Tile Warranty

Tesla’s solar roof may actually aid in the global transition to a sustainable future....

May 11 2017, 4:55am CDT

Tesla Solar Roof Pre-orders Open Today in the US

Tesla Solar Roof Pre-orders Open Today in the US

Tesla Motors is tallying the long line of customers who are waiting for its solar roof tiles which are made of glass....

May 10 2017, 8:57am CDT

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....

May 10 2017, 8:53am CDT

What’s Next for NASA? The Space Agency Receives Proposals for Future Solar System Missions

NASA Receives Proposals for Next Solar System Mission

NASA is reviewing 12 proposals for its New Frontiers Program...

May 7 2017, 6:46am CDT

NASA's SOFIA Finds Solar System Similar to Ours

NASA's SOFIA Finds Solar System Similar to Ours

NASA’s SOFIA aircraft has validated a solar system like ours that is approximately ten light years away....

May 3 2017, 7:53am CDT

US Post to Commemorate 2017 Total Solar Eclipse with Color-Changing Forever Stamp

US Post to Commemorate 2017 Total Solar Eclipse with Color-Changing Forever Stamp

A hue-transforming touch-sensitive US stamp is to commemorate the total solar eclipse of 2017....

Apr 28 2017, 11:06am CDT

Tesla Mobile App Adds New Powerwall and Solar Integration

Tesla Mobile App Adds New Powerwall and Solar Integration

Tesla introduces features of Powerwall and Solar Integration in its Mobile app. Tesla Mobile is updated with two new features....

Apr 21 2017, 7:07pm CDT

This American Fern Inspired Groundbreaking Electrode Could Increase Solar Storage by 3000%

This American Fern Inspired Groundbreaking Electrode Could Increase Solar Storage by 3000%

A novel graphene-based electrode may increase solar energy capacity by a whopping 3000%. This would release a revolution in sun...

Apr 17 2017, 4:22am CDT

DeeDee could be the Newest Dwarf Planet in our Solar System

DeeDee could be the Newest Dwarf Planet in our Solar System

Using ALMA, astronomers have been able to study potential dwarf planet 2014 UZ224, nicknamed DeeDee, in great detail...

Apr 16 2017, 4:31am CDT

Neptune’s Journey from Inner to Outer Solar System was Very Calm, Says Study

Neptune’s Journey from Inner to Outer Solar System was Very Calm, Says Study

Latest study opens a new window into the early stages of planet growth...

Apr 4 2017, 3:28pm CDT

This Graphene-Based Electrode Prototype Could Boost Solar Energy Storage Capacity by 3000 Percent

This Graphene-Based Electrode Prototype Could Boost Solar Energy Storage Capacity by 3000 Percent

A groundbreaking graphene-based electrode may enhance solar cell power to the max. It will up the super capacitor energy output...

Apr 3 2017, 8:06am CDT

Tesla Will Start Taking Solar Roof Orders in April

Tesla Will Start Taking Solar Roof Orders in April

Tesla Motors is to make solar roofs for consumers’ homes. The first orders will begin from the month of April....

Mar 25 2017, 5:51am CDT

Tesla Solar Roof: Competitor Casts Doubt on Cost and Efficiency

Tesla Solar Roof: Competitor Casts Doubt on Cost and Efficiency

Elon Musk made some bold claims about the Tesla Solar Roof....

Mar 22 2017, 3:51am CDT

Solar Storms Remove Electrons From Atmosphere of Earth

Solar Storms Remove Electrons From Atmosphere of Earth

Solar storms send clouds of particles to Earth...

Mar 4 2017, 3:04am CST

NASA Develops New System to Detect Solar Particles to Protect Astronauts

NASA Develops New System to Detect Solar Particles to Protect Astronauts

NASA scientists have demonstrated that a new space weather warning system could help astronomers detect harmful solar particl...

Mar 3 2017, 10:46am CST

First Solar Images from NOAA GOES-16 Satellite Released

First Solar Images from NOAA's GOES-16 Satellite Released

NOAA's new satellite successfully captures a large coronal hole on the surface of the sun...

Feb 28 2017, 10:02am CST

Ring of Fire Solar Eclipse Will Regale Skygazers in South America on Sunday

Ring of Fire Solar Eclipse Will Regale Skygazers in South America on Sunday

A spectacular solar eclipse will make ring of fire in Southern Africa and South America...

Feb 24 2017, 8:34am CST

Megamovie Project Wants You to Help Scientists Learn About the Solar Eclipse

Megamovie Project Wants You to Help Scientists Learn About the Solar Eclipse

Scientists want public to assist in Eclipse MegaMovie Project...

Feb 22 2017, 2:51am CST

Rare Meteorite Österplana 065 Challenges Solar System's History

Rare Meteorite Österplana 065 Challenges Solar System's History

After analyzing minerals from 43 rare meteorites that landed on Earth 470 million years ago, a team of scientists proposes to...

Jan 24 2017, 12:34am CST

Extreme Solar Storms Could Cost America Over $40 Billion Daily

Extreme Solar Storms Could Cost America Over $40 Billion Daily

It look like extreme solar storms can cause damages of upto $40 billion in the US on a daily basis. This is pure wastage and a...

Jan 21 2017, 4:09pm CST

Solar Storm Blackout can Cost $40 billion Daily

Solar Storm Blackout can Cost $40 billion Daily

Solar storm-induced electricity blackouts could cost more than $40 billion to the US economy daily, a new study has found.The...

Jan 19 2017, 8:35pm CST

Solar System's Biggest Gravity Wave Spotted on Venus

Solar System's Biggest Gravity Wave Spotted on Venus

A stationary gravity wave that may be the largest seen in the Solar System Venus, was spotted by a Japanese Akatsuki spacecraft...

Jan 17 2017, 5:55am CST

Planet Nine: The Hunt for Mysterious Planet in Solar System

Planet Nine: The Hunt for Mysterious Planet in Solar System

Planet Nine: Mysterious Planet of the Solar System...

Jan 9 2017, 8:00am CST

Solar Storms can Charge up the Soil at Lunar Poles

Solar Storms can Charge up the Soil at Lunar Poles

NASA reveals sparks on soils at moon’s poles caused by solar storms...

Jan 7 2017, 5:37am CST

NASA Moon Data Provides More Accurate 2017 Total Solar Eclipse Path

NASA Moon Data Provides More Accurate 2017 Total Solar Eclipse Path

NASA gets successful, making accurate path for 2017 total solar eclipse that will happen in late August...

Jan 6 2017, 7:16am CST

NASA to Send Two Missions to Study Mysterious Asteroids in the Early Solar System

NASA to Send Two Missions to Study Mysterious Asteroids in the Early Solar System

NASAs two space missions will reveal information about metallic asteroids of the early solar system...

Jan 5 2017, 7:13am CST

NASA Selects Lucy and Psyche Missions to Explore Solar System's Asteroids

NASA Selects Lucy and Psyche Missions to Explore Solar System's Asteroids

Aiming to find important clues to the earliest history of the solar system, NASA has announced two missions -- one to explore...

Jan 5 2017, 2:16am CST

Where NASA is Going Next to Reveal Mystery of Solar System

Where NASA is Going Next to Reveal Mystery of Solar System

NASA Reveals its Future Missions to the Solar System...

Jan 4 2017, 9:25am CST

NASA Solar Observatory to Add Leap Second to Master Clock

NASA Solar Observatory to Add Leap Second to Master Clock

To maintain accuracy, NASA said its missions, including the Solar Dynamics Observatory, or SDO, which continuously watches the...

Dec 31 2016, 9:35am CST

Best of NASA Solar System Achievements in 2016

Best of NASA Solar System Achievements in 2016

NASA had a busy 2016 that included explorations, human missions, and several researches...

Dec 30 2016, 1:28pm CST

A Total Solar Eclipse is Coming in 2017

A Total Solar Eclipse is Coming in 2017

A total solar eclipse will transpire next year and it will be a big one to boot....

Dec 28 2016, 5:35am CST

Weather Systems Observed on a Giant Planet Outside Our Solar System

Weather Systems Observed on a Giant Planet Outside Our Solar System

The clouds of distant planet are likely made of a mineral that forms rubies and sapphires...

Dec 12 2016, 10:40pm CST

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