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Moth eyes inspire scientists to cut reflection on solar panels

The eyes of the common moth have led to a novel discovery that could boost the efficiency of solar panels. Scientists at Brookhaven National Laboratory… 454 more words

Brookhaven National Laboratory: Self-Assembled Nanotextures Create Anti-Reflective Surface: Applications for Solar Cells and Military Radar Camouflage

Reducing the amount of sunlight that bounces off the surface of solar cells helps maximize the conversion of the sun’s rays to electricity, so manufacturers use coatings to cut down on reflections. 871 more words

Nanotechnology

From Symmetry: "20-ton magnet heads to New York"

Symmetry

January 16, 2015
Justin Eure

A superconducting magnet begins its journey from SLAC laboratory in California to Brookhaven Lab in New York.

Imagine an MRI magnet with a central chamber spanning some 9 feet—massive enough to accommodate a standing African elephant. 1,144 more words

Basic Research