13 Year-old Aidan Dwyer Discusses His Fibonacci Sequence-Inspired Solar Tree (Video)

October 26, 2011 by  
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American Natural History Museum/Public Domain From the get-go, the story seemed spun by a skilled, ultra-modern fabulist: A 13 year-old junior high student observes the sunlight-collecting properties of trees while on a hike in the woods. His family had been discussing acquiring solar panels for their backyard, but feared their space too limited. The young student nonetheless wonders if trees’ ability to soak up sunlight in relatively small areas might be replicable. So, after researching the Fibonacci sequence, he designs a ?solar tree’, erects it in his backyard, and goes about monitoring the data inputs and making adjustments — and makes a clean energy b… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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UK Offshore Wind Power Industry May Struggle To Keep Up, As Nation Adds 2.5 GW Per Year By 2016

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Danny Nicholson / CC BY-ND 2.0 It’s a tough but somewhat enviable spot to be in: Research from RenewableUK shows that growth in offshore wind power in the UK is such that Britain’s supply chain will have a hard time keeping up by 2013 and 2014…. Read the full story on TreeHugger

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