April 15, 2011
The quest for a clean, stable, inexpensive power alternative is more intense than ever, particularly in the wake of Fukushima.
According to Britain's DailyMail.com Science and Tech section of March 28th,
Scientists claim to have found the 'Holy Grail' of science in an artificial leaf that could turn every British home into its own power station.
The leaf, which is the same size as a playing card, mimics the process of photosynthesis that plants use to convert sunlight and water into energy.
Scientists behind the invention say it could provide an affordable solution to the third world's growing energy crisis.
... Placed in a single gallon of water in a bright sunlight, the device could produce enough electricity to supply a house in a developing country with electricity for a day ...
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-1370839/Scientists-Holy-Grail-science-mastermind-worlds-artificial-leaf.html#ixzz1JKw2CJEm" target="_blank">See full source article here.
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