Well, I suppose it wasn’t suddenly discovered. There was some work for about 6 years studying the star HD10180 using a planet-finding instrument called “the HARPS spectrograph”, attached to ESO’s 3.6 metre (11.8ft) telescope at La Silla, Chile. Scientists say it has about 7 planets, which makes this solar system hold the record on the […]Read more "Solar System discovered 127 light-years away"
Well, I thought of building a solar concentrator out of cds, but it ended up being just a … “reflector”. It could work by having something painted in black and placed in the center of this thing, but I’ll try to build a concentrator some time. Here are the pictures: Actually, just before sunset, a […]Read more "DIY CD Solar Concentrator -attempt"
This is the most awesome solar-powered project I’ve ever seen in terms of the effects of such a contraption. These fresnel lens are very practical due to their design.They’re very compact for their light focusing power. Focusing power, you ask? That’s just my word for this: You’ll see cement turning red hot, melting glass, and […]Read more "Fresnel Lens- Dangerous solar power! :))"
I discovered a guide on how to make a marshmallow cooker(just for fun :P), that is solar powered. The funny part is, if you improve this, you can melt coins :D. ——————————————————————————————————————————————– ——————————————————————————————————————————————– ——————————————————————————————————————————————– Here’s the link to the guide: SOLAR ROASTERRead more "Make a solar marshmallow roaster(or, if you really want, a solar penny melter :)) )"