Sci-fi solar

Beal, Tom
March 2009
High Country News;3/16&3/30/2009, Vol. 41 Issue 5, p13
The article discusses the invention of University of Arizona astronomer Roger Angel. It notes that Angel is focusing his studies on the prevention of climate change in relation to the environmental impact of carbon emissions. His solar-mirror gun captures the sunlight to develop a solar engine. Information on his previous and proposed research is also presented.


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