Keywords: albedo, anthropogenic climate change, solar radiation, Stefan-Boltzmann law
Will the Icelandic volcano cool us off?
Using some straightforward physics to assess the possible impact of the Eyjafjallajökull eruption on the climate.Read More...
|6 years 50 weeks ago|
|Solar Energy in a Temperate Climate.||
Keywords: photovoltaic cell, solar cells, solar energy, solar radiation
Does it pay to cover your roof with solar panels in Vancouver?
We show the example calculation of expected amount of energy, which can be obtained in Vancouver from a roof covered with solar cells.Read More...
|6 years 46 weeks ago|
Keywords: biofuel, energy, solar radiation, transportation
Can plants be used to fuel my car?
A look at how much land is needed to plant corn so that the energy harvested is able to power a car for one year.Read More...
|6 years 48 weeks ago|