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1st November 2010 – Future Energy

How a Strange Rock and a Particle Accelerator Can Shape Our Future Doctor Hywel Owen from Manchester University¬†will lead a discussion on options for future energy requirements, and how a novel form of nuclear power based on Thorium could transform … Continue reading

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7th December 2009 – Harvesting Sunlight

Can solar power meet our requirements for a sustainable energy supply? Every year we are using the same amount of energy that it has taken the Earth one million years to store in fossil fuels. We are increasingly aware that … Continue reading

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3rd November 2008 – Emulating Biology to make Thin Film Solar Cells

Professor Paul O’Brien from Manchester University returned to inform and entertain us, yet again. Paul led our very first SciBAr on the topic of Nanotechnology and returned to lead our discussion on what’s new in Nanotechnology and discuss with us … Continue reading

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