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Nano Heating

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Nano Heating

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Nano Heating

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Developers have created flexible sheets of 'nanoantennas' that could aid in getting energy from solar energy or from other heat sources. The sheets could harvest up to 80 percent of the infrared light that falls upon them and the researchers say the material could cost just pennies a yard.

Guest:

Steven Novack, physicist, lead researcher on the Solar Nanoantenna Project at Idaho National Laboratory

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