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Color-changing tile absorb, reflect heat

By / October 16, 2009

Anyone with even a passing knowledge of physics knows that dark surfaces absorb heat, while white surfaces are more effective at reflecting heat – hence the growing number of experts arguing that people should paint roofs and other parts of buildings white to help tackle global warming. A team of MIT graduates has developed a…

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