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The Power of the Sun



Nobel Laureates Walter Kohn and Alan Heeger and other experts are joined by host and narrator John Cleese, to present this new video on solar electricity.


This DVD Includes:


1. A one-hour documentary, telling the story of photovoltaics in four parts: Light; History and Science; Implementation; and the Future. Designed for policy makers and the general public, this film is a scientific morality tale: how, starting from the most pure and basic science, through stages of brilliant applied science and engineering, there emerges a technology that promises to help with one of the great challenges of our time: energy.


2. The Science of the Solar Cell: a 22-minute animated educational film, designed for use in upper level high school science and environmental studies in colleges and universities.


Total Run Time: 79 minutes



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