Geek Fact for April 25th


In 1954, the first solar battery was announced.

Funded by Bell Laboratories, three American researchers, Gerald Pearson, Calvin Fuller and Daryl Chapin, designed a silicon solar cell capable of a six percent energy conversion efficiency with direct sunlight.

Learn more at http://inventors.about.com/od/sstartinventions/a/solar_cell.htm

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