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World's most efficient solar dish? - MIT Answered

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A team led by Massachusetts Institute of Technology students last week successfully tested a prototype of what it says may be the "most cost-efficient solar-power system in the world," revolutionizing global energy production.

The 12-foot-wide dish, made of a lightweight frame of thin aluminum tubing and mirror strips, concentrates sunlight by a factor of 1,000, according to the Cambridge, Mass., university. It can create heat intense enough to melt a bar of steel.

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Labot2001 (author)2008-06-23

MIT gets to have all the fun =P

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Goodhart (author)Labot20012008-06-24

Yeah, the one with all the tools, tends to do the best work, as long as they remember how to use the tools :-)

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