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A Japanese construction firm, has recently proposed a plan to harness solar energy on a larger scale than almost any previously proposed concept. Their ambitious plan involves building a belt of solar cells around the Moon’s 6,800-mile (11,000-kilometer) equator, converting the electricity to powerful microwaves and lasers to be beamed at Earth, and finally converting the beams back to electricity at terrestrial power stations. The Luna...

2010-06-02

 solar energy Moon Japan electricity sustainability microwave
Evidence of events that happened before the Big Bang can be seen in the glow of microwave radiation that fills the Universe, scientists have asserted. Renowned cosmologist Roger Penrose said that analysis of this cosmic microwave background showed echoes of previous Big Bang-like events. The events appear as "rings" around galaxy clusters in which the variation in the background is unusually low...
 Roger Penrose physics cosmology astronomy Big Bang universe philosophy constant nature law cycle aeon time space microwave galaxy
Researchers have "cloaked" a three-dimensional object, making it invisible from all angles, for the first time...

2012-01-26

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