futurescope:

Solar energy that doesn’t block the view

A team of researchers at Michigan State University has developed a new type of solar concentrator that when placed over a window creates solar energy while allowing people to actually see through the window. It is called a transparent luminescent solar concentrator and can be used on buildings, cell phones and any other device that has a clear surface. And, according to Richard Lunt of MSU’s College of Engineering, the key word is “transparent.”

[read more at MSU] [paper] [picture credit: Yimu Zhao]

Much important. So want.

futurescope:

Solar energy that doesn’t block the view

A team of researchers at Michigan State University has developed a new type of solar concentrator that when placed over a window creates solar energy while allowing people to actually see through the window. It is called a transparent luminescent solar concentrator and can be used on buildings, cell phones and any other device that has a clear surface. And, according to Richard Lunt of MSU’s College of Engineering, the key word is “transparent.”

[read more at MSU] [paper] [picture credit: Yimu Zhao]

Much important. So want.

(via paradoxicalparadigms)

how quickly i find myself resenting things like food and sleep.

i can’t keep doing that.

bodies deserve care. my body deserves care. i have to stop allowing the toxicity of my surroundings to osmose, pitting Self against Self. 

no purses, these, to be pursued. no sullen miser’s leavings shucked only for necessity delineated incarnate. gifts. only ever gifts. rivulets in constant influx to set against the ever-thieving tide.