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Aug. 07, 2009

Southern California Utilities Go Solar

Solar experts discuss the politics and technology of new solar installations planned for California.

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Mar. 14, 2008

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?

solar thermal, energy, electric, power, utility

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Teacher Feature: Ethnobotanist Tom Carlson

\tScience Friday salutes a great science teacher. "Office hours are some of my favorite hours of the week," says Tom Carlson, a medical doctor, ethnobotanist, and instructor of 1700 students annually at the University of California, Berkeley. One of Carlson's former students, SciFri associate senior producer Christopher Intagliata, told us that Carlson's class was the reason he got into science (listen here).

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