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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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Feb. 01, 2008

Solar Energy Update

Solar power is often offered as one of the most promising forms of renewable energy. But how close is solar power to becoming a major player in energy production?

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Michael Pollan Talks Plants and Food

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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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