Daniel Nocera

Apr. 08, 2011

Growing The Technology For Artificial Leaves

Daniel Nocera of MIT explains the science of 'artificial photosynthesis.'

photosynthesis, hydrogen, fuel cells

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Chemistry And Personal Solar Power

We'll talk with an MIT chemist working on ways to improve solar energy.

solar power, alternative energy, solar cell

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The Myth of the Woolly Bear

\tLegend holds that the length of a woolly bear caterpillar’s color bands can be used to forecast how severe the winter weather will be. The myth dates back to colonial American folklore but was popularized by a 1948 study. SciFri finds out if there’s any truth to the lore, and what the caterpillar’s fuzzy bristles are really used for.

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