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From Space to Earth: The Story of Solar Electricity


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Januar 1999

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

From Space to earth tracks the evolution of photovoltaics from its shaky nineteenth-century beginnings mired in scientific controversy, to its high visibility success in the space program, to its current position as an indispensable and versatile power source that is improving our daily lives.

Inhaltsverzeichnis

Preface * Acknowledgements * Photovoltaics: The Great Solar Hope * Photoelectric Dreams * The Dream Becomes Real * Searching for Applications * Saved by the Space Race * Bringing Solar Cells Down to Earth * The First Mass Earth Market * Captain Lomer's Saga * Working on the Railroad * Long Distance for Everyone * Father Verspieren Preaches the Solar Gospel * Electrifying the Unelectrified * Solarizing the Electrified * Better Cells, Cheaper Cells * The Silent Revolution Continues * Index * Illustration Credits

Portrait

John Perlin lives in Santa Barbara, California, with his wife, Margaret November, M.D., and his son, Pesach.
EAN: 9780937948149
ISBN: 0937948144
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: CHELSEA GREEN PUB CO
Erscheinungsdatum: Januar 1999
Seitenanzahl: 224 Seiten
Format: gebunden
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