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Old 07-06-2011, 11:22 AM
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Default Artifical photosynthesis

Putting sunshine in the tank

This is about "artificial photosynthesis" - using nanotechnology to make hydrogen fuel directly from water and sunlight.

By this method, "solar cells" could be made that once installed only use water and sunlight to create fuel that can be burned. The whole thing does not involve carbon based fuel.

It does not say what materials they need - usually these kind of things need rare earth minerals and a lot of energy and industrial byproducts to be built. We'll have to see what that impact is (total lifetime energy balance, total lifetime impact)
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