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Microsolar: glitter-sized photovoltaics open all kinds of possibilities

It's fun keeping an eye on advanced research on photovoltaic technologies, because once in awhile something really creative (or wacky) comes along. Case in point for Christmas Day: glitter-sized photovoltaics developed at Sandia National Laboratories. I can't claim to understand the technology behind it, but the report says it opens new possibilities for problems such as storage at the chip level. See what you think.

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