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Chatting with the pilot of the Solar Impulse 2 solar-powered airplane

CNET gets a close-up look at the first plane journeying around the Earth fueled only by the sun's energy. One of the pilots, André Borschberg, talks about what it's like to fly in a solar-powered aircraft just days before departing California.

By May 2, 2016

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Appliance Science: How solar panels convert light into electricity

Solar panels harvest the energy of the sun to drive your appliances. How do they convert one form of energy into another? Appliance Science is here to explain.

By May 3, 2016

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Miss the solar eclipse? Watch a video of the sun swallowed whole

A total solar eclipse was only visible over parts of Southeast Asia, but you can see all the shadowy highlights in one video.

By March 9, 2016

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Origami expert, NASA researchers fold solar arrays for space

NASA has joined forces with an origami expert to meld art and technology in the creation of foldable solar structures that could one day go into space.

By August 15, 2014

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Solar storm almost fried Earth's electronics two years ago?

A fascinating NASA presentation suggests that in July 2012 Earth was one week away from being struck by a massive solar storm that would have had devastating effects. Can this be?

By July 26, 2014

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If the moon was a pixel: a scale model of the solar system

Get your scrolling hand ready. An interactive web page has created a scale model of the solar system, where the moon is the size of just one pixel.

By March 23, 2014

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Adorn your wall with free map of solar system's biggest moon

Lots of people have maps of the Earth festooning their walls. Now you can be one of the first to have a map of Ganymede, Jupiter's icy moon, on yours.

By February 13, 2014

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Tesla's first supercharger station in Beijing now operational

Despite early stumbling blocks for its launch in China, Tesla is on the rebound as it rolls out solar-powered supercharger stations across the country, including one in Beijing and two in Shanghai.

By June 4, 2014

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NASA says it wants to go to Jupiter's crazy moon, Europa

In its latest budget request, the space agency asks for a little coin for a trip to one of the other places in our solar system with the best chance of harboring life.

By March 5, 2014

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Samsung shares new high-capacity washers and dryers at CES

Samsung unveiling new washer and dryer pairs at CES -- two 5.6-cubic-foot washers, one front-load (WF9000) and the other top-load (WA9000) and two 9.5-cubic-foot dryers, a front-load (DF9000) and a top-load model (DA9000).

By February 20, 2014