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The Cult of Tesla

Guest post by David Middleton As someone rather detached from the automotive world — in other words, someone who considers cars to simply be tools and not extensions of identity — the fervor surrounding debates in the industry often seems strange to me. Why so much psychological investment in the outdated idea that electric vehicles…

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Define Irony: Photovoltaic Heat Island Effect

Guest post by David Middleton From the Department of All Things Ironic… Solar panels, while they mitigate the effects of global warming by replacing fossil fuels, can add heat in the locations where they are installed, reports a team of University of Arizona researchers. At first blush, the experimental results, published Thursday in Nature Science Reports,…