Posts tagged: photovoltaic cells

Engineers Develop Solar Powered ‘Skin’ Which Could Transform Lives

By: Anmar Frangoul Engineers at the University of Glasgow in Scotland have developed an innovative way of using the sun to power a “synthetic skin” used on prosthetic limbs. In a news release on Wednesday, the university said that the research could help to produce advanced prosthetic limbs “capable of returning the sense of touch to […]

Solar Impulse 2 Completes First Ever Solar-Powered Atlantic Flight

By: James Vincent Solar Impulse 2 has successfully crossed the Atlantic — the first journey of its kind made by a solar-powered plane. The experimental aircraft set off from New York on Monday and landed this morning in Seville, Spain. The four-day crossing is one of the most difficult sections in the aircraft’s round-the-world flight. The […]