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Is Home Efficiency Financing About to Eclipse the Solar Financing Market?

Property-assessed clean energy (PACE) loans for homes rebounded in a very big way last year. PACE looks to continue to gain steam in the coming year, but it is being joined by other investment vehicles bringing new life to residential energy efficiency. read more

What will a solar eclipse mean for solar power?

A total solar eclipse is headed for Europe on March 20. How is it going to affect the region's solar power?

Now We Actually Have a Real Reason to Dread Solar Eclipses 

4 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Superstitions have surrounded the eerie solar eclipse since time immemorial. And now, for entirely scientific reasons, it turns out we have good reason to fear them. Earth's biggest solar eclipse since 1999 is happening this March, and it could cause some real disruption—thanks to Europe's reliance on solar energy. Read more...

Cruise to Micronesia to see a total eclipse of the sun in 2016

What would you give to see 4 minutes and 7 seconds of totality during a solar eclipse?

First Solar Hits Record 21.5% Conversion Efficiency

Last year at this time, First Solar crushed the conversion efficiency mark for cadmium telluride with a world record 20.4 percent. That figure has been easily eclipsed a year later with a new record of 21.5 percent. And with that mark, First Solar now expects to exceed its 22 percent in 2015 target. read more

Vague Sense of Time: Clock Mimics a Solar Eclipse

2 months agoLifestyle / House & Home : Dornob

A crescent of light slowly moves across the face of this clock, mimicking a solar eclipse, to give you no more than a vague sense of the time.

86 viral images that are actually fake

2 months agoHumor : Kottke.org

You've probably seen many of these images pop up on FB and Twitter this year. And they are amazing! But actually totally fake! No, this isn't a solar eclipse as seen from the International Space Station. Space photo researcher @FakeAstropix keeps debunking this one, but it keeps popping up in every corner of the internet. Show More Summary

Solar observatory in Big Bear grapples with prospect of being eclipsed

2 months agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

Motors whirred as a gleaming white dome slowly opened, allowing one of the premier solar telescopes in the world to track the magnetic fields and exploding flares of the sun. In a few hours, computers would translate that data into detailed video and pictures of the sun’s turbulent...

Science Graphic of the Week: 10-Foot-Long Map Charts Path of America’s Next Total Solar Eclipse

August 21, 2017 will be the day of the great American eclipse, the first total solar eclipse visible in the continental US since 1979 and the first to cross both the Pacific and Atlantic coasts since 1918. A new map, which would be 10 feet long if printed out, is a guide to this remarkable event. Show More Summary

Solar eclipse as seen from space

4 months agoHumor : TYWKIWDBI

From NASA's series of APOD photos, this one taken from the Mir space station.The shadow of the moon can be seen darkening part of Earth. This shadow moved across the Earth at nearly 2000 kilometers per hour...

Stunning solar eclipse photo taken with an iPhone 5s

To promote the field of astronomy, NASA each day publishes an "Astronomy Picture of the Day" that showcases different aspects of our amazing universe. Each photo includes a brief explanation, which is written in layman's terms by a professional...

Partial solar eclipse shows off massive sunspot

From the National Science Foundation: Press Release 14-141 Spotlighting the sun October 24, 2014 Astronomers with the National Science Foundation (NSF)-funded National Optical Astronomy Observatory (NOAO) captured pictures not only of Thursday’s partial solar eclipse, but also of the “monster” sized active region or sun spot that has many comparing it to one of a…

Spotlighting the sun

Astronomers with the National Science Foundation (NSF)-funded National Optical Astronomy Observatory (NOAO) captured pictures not only of Thursday's partial solar eclipse, but also of the "monster" sized active region or sun spot that has many comparing it to one of a similar size that occurred 11 years ago. read more

There’s a Partial Solar Eclipse Happening October 23: Here’s what you need to know to see it!

4 months agoArts / Museums : Beyond Bones

  There’s a partial solar eclipse happening Thursday, October 23 and you can see it all from Houston!  The New Moon of Thursday, October 23, 2014, aligns with the Sun and the Earth well enough to cast its shadow towards … Continue reading ?

Hinode satellite captures X-ray footage of solar eclipse

The moon passed between the Earth and the sun on Thursday, Oct. 23. While avid stargazers in North America looked up to watch the spectacle, the best vantage point was several hundred miles above the North Pole. The Hinode spacecraft was in the right place at the right time to catch the solar eclipse. Show More Summary

"The Ring of Fire" --X-Ray Footage of Thursday's Solar Eclipse (VIDEO)

The moon passed between the Earth and the sun on Thursday, Oct. 23. While avid stargazers in North America looked up to watch the spectacle, the best vantage point was several hundred miles above the North Pole.The Hinode spacecraft was...

A Beautiful View Of Yesterday's Eclipse

4 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

A partial solar eclipse was visible from much of North America yesterday afternoon, resulting in a flood of gobstopping astrophotography. This shot comes from the folks at Joshua Tree National Park. For more, we recommend SpaceWeather.com and the eclipse hashtag on Twitter. Read more...

Hinode satellite captures X-ray footage of solar eclipse

The XRT collects X-rays emitted from the sun's corona - the hot, tenuous outer layer that extends from the sun's visible surface into the inner solar system. Gas in the solar corona reaches temperatures of millions of degrees. The energy source that heats the corona is a puzzle. Show More Summary

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