Glass pyramids could rotate to capture sun's rays

03/7/2010 | MSNBC

Researchers at the Center for Architecture Science and Ecology in New York have developed grids of clear glass pyramids to capture solar power. Each glass pyramid focuses solar energy onto a solar cell and can rotate to capture the sun's rays throughout the day. "The reason we're interested in windows is because they have the largest surface areas, typically, in buildings -- especially in tall, urban buildings," said Anna Dyson, head of the research consortium.

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