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The Public Eye: Rajib Mallick - Asphalt Energy Project

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Date: 
Tuesday, September 30, 2008 - 10:34am

ANYONE WHO HAS WALKED BAREFOOT ACROSS A PARKING LOT ON A HOT SUMMER DAY
KNOWS THAT BLACKTOP IS EXCEPTIONALLY GOOD AT SOAKING UP THE SUN'S
WARMTH.NOW RESEARCH HAS FOUND A WAY TO USE THAT HEAT SOAKING PROPERTY
FOR AN ALTERNATIVE ENERGY SOURCE.THROUGH ASPHALT,THE RESEARCHES ARE
DEVELOPING A SOLAR COLLECTOR THAT COULD TURN ROADS AND PARKING LOTS
INTO AN INEXPENSIVE SOURCE OF ELECTRICITY ANS HOT WATER.  More Information at:  http://pavement.wpi.edu/Research_Heat.html

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