28 Dec '17, 6pm

This is game changing. With graphene, solar panels can conduct electricity with rain as well!

What if rain could power solar cells as well as sun? That’s the question the Chinese scientists sought to solve, and it turns out using graphene provides the answer. The process of extracting this one-atom thick layer of carbon from graphite was only discovered a little over a decade ago by researchers at The University of Manchester, who won a Nobel Prize in Physics for their discovery. This thin material is changing the way we live – with applications in everything from water purification to wearable technology. It’s also “the world’s most conductive material,

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