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Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Wiktionary (a portmanteau of wiki and dictionary) is a multilingual, Web-based project to create a free content dictionary, available in over 150 languages. ... The Sun (Latin: Sol) is the star at the center of the Solar System. ... A composition attributed to Miles Davis on the studio album Tune Up, considered a modern jazz standard. ... The solar was a room in many English medieval great houses and castles. ... Solar was a fictional comic book character. ... Xul Solar was the adopted name of Oscar Agust n Alejandro Schulz Solari (December 14, 1887 - April 9, 1963), Argentinian painter, sculptor, writer, and inventor of imaginary languages. ... 1. ... SOLAR Records logo. ... Motto: (Out Of Many, One) (traditional) In God We Trust (1956 to date) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington D.C. Largest city New York City None at federal level (English de facto) Government Federal constitutional republic  - President George Walker Bush (R)  - Vice President Dick Cheney (R) Independence from... This does not adequately cite its references or sources. ...

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A solar boat in the technological sense is a boat propelled by direct solar energy, almost always converted to electricity by solar cells, temporarly stored in accumulator batteries, and used to drive a propeller through an electric motor. ... A solar cell, made from a monocrystalline silicon wafer A solar cell or photovoltaic cell is a device that converts light energy into electrical energy. ... A laundromat in California with solar collectors on the roof. ... The CooKit solar panel cooker in use in Africa A solar cooker is a way of using the suns power to cook. ... Solar power describes a number of methods of harnessing energy from the light of the sun. ... A Solar Engine (also called solarengine and SE) is a simple BEAM circuit which receives radiant energy, capacitates and stores the energy, and then utilizes that energy in pulses for motor power or to power other electronic circuit loads. ... A solar forge is a device that uses the power of the sun to melt materials, such as asphalt. ... Solar hot water refers to water heated by solar energy. ... Solar One is a pilot solar-thermal project in the Mojave Desert near Barstow, California. ... Solar power describes a number of methods of harnessing energy from the light of the sun. ... Concept image of a solar sail spacecraft in the process of unfurling sails. ... This article or section is in need of attention from an expert on the subject. ...

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A solar calendar is a calendar whose dates indicate the position of the earth on its revolution around the sun (or equivalently the apparent position of the sun moving on the celestial sphere). ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Schwabe-Wolf cycle. ... The solar cycle is a 28-year cycle of the Julian calendar with respect to the week. ... Photo taken during the 1999 eclipse. ... A Solar Flare and CME, courtesy NASA A solar flare is a violent explosion in the Suns atmosphere with an energy equivalent to a billion megatons, traveling normally at about 1 million km per hour (about 0. ... Solar glare is a visual phenomenon caused by strong sunlight reflecting off a glass or other reflective surface causing an exaggerated lighting effect. ... The Solar Maximum Mission satellite (or SolarMax) was designed to investigate solar phenomenon, particularly solar flares. ... The Sun is the star at the centre of our Solar system. ... Major features of the Solar System (not to scale; from left to right): Pluto, Neptune, Uranus, Saturn, Jupiter, the asteroid belt, the Sun, Mercury, Venus, Earth and its Moon, and Mars. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Solar Tower Buronga. ... The plasma in the solar wind meeting the heliopause For the British comic, see Solar Wind (comic). ... A tropical year is the length of time that the Sun, as viewed from the Earth, takes to return to the same position along the ecliptic (its path among the stars on the celestial sphere). ...

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The Solar Pyramid is a proposed sculpture in Poolsbrook Country Park, Poolsbrook, Staveley, England. ...

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SOLAR POWER (5390 words)
Solar design is the use of architectural features to replace the use of grid electricity and fossil fuels with the use of solar energy and decrease the energy needed in a home or building with insulation and efficient lighting and appliances.
Solar heating systems are generally composed of solar thermal collectors, a fluid system to move the heat from the collector to its point of usage, and a reservoir to stock the heat for subsequent use.
Solar cells, also referred to as photovoltaic cells, are devices or banks of devices that use the photovoltaic effect of semiconductors to generate electricity directly from sunlight.
Solar One - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (671 words)
Solar One is a pilot solar-thermal project in the Mojave Desert near Barstow, California.
Solar One was the first test of a large scale thermal solar power tower, power plant.
Solar Two was decommissioned in 1999, and was converted by the University of California, Davis, into an Air Cherenkov Telescope in 2001, measuring gamma rays hitting the atmosphere.
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