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Jul. 18, 2008

Solar Energy Roundup

In this segment, we'll get a sampling of the latest news on solar energy sources, including new developments in technology and energy policy. Plus, what you can do on a small scale to add solar power to your world.

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Solar Power Scales Up

Increasingly, individuals are adding solar panels to their homes and businesses. But is solar technology ready to provide power on a utility power plant scale?

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\tIn 2011, comet Lovejoy traveled through the sun’s corona and lived to tell the tale. But its tail was the most telling. Reporting in the journal Science, Cooper Downs, an astrophysicist at Predictive Science Inc. in San Diego, Calif., says that the wiggly path of the comet’s tail helps explain the sun’s magnetic field. \t 

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