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Basic Energy Science

Research at the atomic and molecular levels, providing the scientific underpinnings for new energy technologies

Image from Making electricity with photovoltaics, Energy Futures, Spring 2011 Credit: Justin Knight

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3Q: Improving solar cells

Michael Wasielewski on molecular approaches to solar energy conversion

Understanding how plants use sunlight

Possible pathway to more biomass and crops

3Q: Howard J. Herzog discusses the state of carbon capture

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