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November 20, 2016
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We’re Not in Kansas Anymore: Fluorescent Ruby Red Roofs Stay as Cool as White

Berkeley Lab scientists use fluorescence to boost the performance of cool colored pigments Elementary school science teaches us that in the sun, dark colors get hot while white stays cool. Now new research from Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) … Continue reading

March 27, 2016
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Cool Roofs in China Offer Enhanced Benefits During Heat Waves

New Berkeley Lab study uses regional climate model to compare heat waves to normal summer conditions. It is well established that white roofs can help mitigate the urban heat island effect, reflecting the sun’s energy back into space and reducing … Continue reading

May 1, 2014
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Eu:CROPIS: Tomatenzucht im Weltall

Eine Überlebensgemeinschaft aus Bakterien, Tomaten und einzelligen Algen, künstlicher Urin und ein Satellit, der mit seiner Rotation um seine Achse die Schwerkraft von Mond und Mars simulieren kann – das sind die Bestandteile der Mission Eu:CROPIS (Euglena and Combined Regenerative … Continue reading