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So astronomers have supposedly detected the probable presence of another, Neptune-sized planet in the outer Solar System. When can we expect this to be confirmed by telescope or other means?

So astronomers have supposedly detected the probable presence of another, Neptune-sized planet in the outer Solar System. When can we expect this to be confirmed by telescope or other means? submitted by hobodude34 [link] [4 comments] Source: reddit answers: a

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Could there be other life in our solar system?

Could there be other life in our solar system? I know that we've found water/ice on a few moons out around Mars, Jupiter, and Saturn. How much do we know about them? Is it possible that there is life currently

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TIL Nuclear Generated electricity, by far, kills fewer Humans per Megawatt than any other source, including solar and hydro.

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TIL Nuclear Generated electricity, by far, kills fewer Humans per Megawatt than any other source, including solar and hydro. submitted by mgannett [link] [3047 comments] Source: top scoring links : todayilearned

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Why are solar panels so shiny? Wouldn’t you want them to absorb as much light as possible, and not reflect it?

Why are solar panels so shiny? Wouldn’t you want them to absorb as much light as possible, and not reflect it? I own solar panels on my house. I've heard pilots complain about some people's solar panels producing glare in

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TIL Sierra Nevada Brewing won the 2010 U.S. EPA “Green Business of the Year” award. The brewery is run by solar energy, processes used cooking oil for biodiesel in delivery trucks, is the largest buyer of organic hops in the U.S., and over 99% of the plant’s solid waste is diverted from landfill.

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TIL Sierra Nevada Brewing won the 2010 U.S. EPA “Green Business of the Year” award. The brewery is run by solar energy, processes used cooking oil for biodiesel in delivery trucks, is the largest buyer of organic hops in the

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TIL a Michigan State University professor has created a transparent solar panel that can be used in building to potentially power the entire building. It can also be retrofitted to older glass buildings to still harness power.

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TIL a Michigan State University professor has created a transparent solar panel that can be used in building to potentially power the entire building. It can also be retrofitted to older glass buildings to still harness power. submitted by canhamd

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I keep seeing advances in Solar Cell efficiency, how long does it take for these to become part of the panels available for the home?

I keep seeing advances in Solar Cell efficiency, how long does it take for these to become part of the panels available for the home? I recently saw an article regarding another increase in solar cell efficiency and I have

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Where can I find the annual sales of Photo voltaic solar panels in the US from 1980 to the present?

Where can I find the annual sales of Photo voltaic solar panels in the US from 1980 to the present? I am doing research and need to get an idea of how many solar panels are in the US and

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Are the names of the planets in our solar system different in different languages, or are they the same worldwide?

Are the names of the planets in our solar system different in different languages, or are they the same worldwide? Is it like a Germany vs. Deutschland or would somebody speaking a language besides english just call Mars, Mars? submitted

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Can you look directly at a solar eclipse if you’re wearing a welding mask?

Can you look directly at a solar eclipse if you’re wearing a welding mask? submitted by macgarnickle [link] [5 comments] Source: reddit answers: a knowledgebase built on reddit

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