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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Tar Noir: Paleoforensics at the La Brea Tar Pits

\tThe La Brea Tar Pits are  world-renowned fossil sites for good reason—they're the mass graves of thousands of Ice Age creatures, each with a story to tell. Researchers at the nearby Page Museum clean the asphalt from the fossil remains, and using paleoforensics, recount the grim details of their deaths. In the process, clues emerge about what life was like in prehistoric Los Angeles.

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