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for exciting times...make it snowtory times

Thanksgiving is tomorrow. This is crazy. Tomorrow! And Friday is my birthday. I’ll be 26. I feel like Ernie Hem with all of these terse sentences. 353 more words


How Actually Solar Panel Works

In 1876, William Grylls Adams and Richard Evans discovered that by exposing selenium to the light, it could start an electrical current. In 1953, Gerald Peason invented more efficient solar cell by using silicon. 166 more words

Solar Cell

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However, not all of the photons in sunlight could be captured by N-layer. When there are enough photons in N-layer, electrons will be traveling to P-layer and create voltage difference. The electrons will flow through producing electricity by connecting external circuit to the solar cells.

The Universe in 10 Features - 2. Cosmic Microwave Background

The cosmic microwave background or CMB is my second feature for this series. The CMB is formed by the original photons produced in the Big Bang and was created at the last scattering surface. 151 more words


it's a beautiful day in the neighborhood

On this fine day, we decided to take advantage of the beautiful weather and head to a playground. There is a neat little park within a nearby neighborhood here that has a very “urban planning” type feel to it. 166 more words


holly hobbie and her amazing assistant

Today, we finally got around to doing Addie’s first kiwi crate. We’ve been cooped up in the house all week, battling illness and preventing the spread of germs, so it was nice to do something crafty and exciting to break up the monotony. 156 more words


Halloween: sans candy

Oh boy. My previous post and its timing couldn’t have been sweeter. The Candy Gods (or mayhap the Whole 30 Gods) laughed at my paltry desires for tasty Halloween treats and decided to strike me with gastroenteritis just a few hours after I posted it. 320 more words