Harvard and IBM Search for Better Solar Cells

Scientists from Harvard University and IBM Corporation plan to use the down time of thousands of personal computers in search of the next generation of solar cell materials.

Researchers with the Clean Energy Project will ask volunteers from IBM’s World Community Grid to create a “virtual supercomputer” for studying millions of chemical compounds in order to to identify those suitable for harvesting the sun’s energy more efficiently.

U.S. computer giant IBM already has what …

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