From: LARRY KLAES (ljk4_at_msn.com)
Date: Fri Mar 14 2008 - 13:21:44 PDT
>From: owner-nova-online_at_franz.wgbh.org (NOVA)
>To: nova-online_at_franz.wgbh.org (NOVA Bulletin)
>Subject: [NOVA] "Saved by the Sun"
>Date: Fri, 14 Mar 2008 16:03:20 -0400 (EDT)
>Next on NOVA: "Saved by the Sun"
>Tuesday, March 18 at 8 p.m.
>Broadcast in High Definition where available. Check your local
>listings as dates and times may vary.
>As the Earth heats up at a dangerous rate and fossil fuels become
>scarcer, ordinary citizens and businesses are bypassing the federal
>government to lead the way in exploring a clean, renewable source of
>power: the sun. In this report, NOVA shines a light on how and why
>people across America and the world are "going solar," using radiant
>energy of the sun to power homes, businesses, and even entire
>communities. But can everyday people really make a difference by
>using solar power? And can solar technologies, with their high cost
>and logistical challenges, truly play a bigger role in powering the
>future of humanity? The grand hopes, latest innovations, roiling
>controversies, and practical realities of solar power all come to the
>fore in this program.
>Here's what you'll find on the companion Web site:
> Watch the Program
> "Saved by the Sun" is available to view online.
> New Ways to Catch Rays
> Take a look at six of the hottest new solar technologies.
> Ask the Expert
> Steven Strong, a "green" architect and engineer, answers
> questions about solar energy.
> This Solar House
> See how one couple transformed their 1960s tract house into a
> zero-energy home.
> Inside a Solar Cell
> How does a photovoltaic cell convert sunlight into electricity?
>Also, a video preview, Links & Books, a Teacher's Guide, the program
>transcript, and more:
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