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Earth Day 2010

Earth Day Review – Photovoltaic energy advances

By / April 22, 2010

Photovoltaic energy systems are getting cheaper and more powerful. Materials researchers are racing to understand energy generation and transfer at the nano and atomic levels. They are also working with glass and film scientists to create systems that maximize the benefits of multiple materials. Here are some of the stories we have covered about photovoltaic…

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Earth Day 2010 Materials Difference Diary: Tell us how new materials are improving the environment – and win!

By / April 22, 2010

Back when Earth Day started 40 years ago, people interested in chemistry, physics and engineering were often associated with gas guzzlers, DDT, napalm and weaponry: Back then, new materials were perceived to be more with the “problem” then the “solution.” We’ve come a long way! Now materials scientists, engineers, teachers, and related industries have shown that…

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Earth Day Review: Fuel Cells

By / April 21, 2010

Fuel cells will be playing a role in cleaner energy production and energy storage, and produce only a fraction of the CO2 that other fossil fuel energy production technologies currently use. Here are some of the stories we have covered about fuel cells: Adaptive Materials scores Michigan $3M microtubular solid oxide fuel cell award Video:…

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ACerS Earth Day contest is coming!

By / April 21, 2010

Stay tuned! ACerS has big plans for Earth Day 2010 , considering ceramics play such an important and integral part of renewable energy and earth friendliness. Visit Ceramic Tech Today tomorrow for details on our 2010 ACerS Earth Day Contest giveaways and your chance to win some really cool prizes.

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