Monday, May 12, 2008

Water lily plan for solar power

From the BBC:

Large lily-shaped discs which harness solar power could soon be seen floating on the River Clyde.
Aerial impression of lily discs on river
The lily-shaped discs would be tethered along the River Clyde

In other water lily news (well, not really*):
Monet Sells for Record $41.5 Million at N.Y. Auction
More from Bloomberg

It’s a flimsy connection at best."
-New York Times

This is not the picture that just sold, it's the one I was thinking of while reading the BBC story:
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