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Meet perovskite, the mystery mineral that could transform our solar energy future by Karen Frances Eng

Someday, solar panels may be light and cheap enough that they could be hung on a clothesline, thanks to a synthetic mineral called perovskite. Physicist Sam Stranks explains the solar-powered science and the challenges that stand in its way.

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The starships of the future won’t look anything like Star Trek’s Enterprise by Karen Frances Eng

Ever fantasize what it might be like to live life hurtling through deep space? Meet the space systems researcher who prototypes interstellar habitats that are out of this world.

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