Thursday, April 27, 2017

Free Energy Minus Smog

New, cheap artificial photosynthesis scrubs the air and produces fuel

A research team from the University of Central Florida has found a way to trigger photosynthesis in an inexpensive synthetic material. The technology could be used to scrub the air clean and produce ‘solar' fuel from atmospheric CO2. The team's photoreactor, with a sliver of the MOF dangling inside. Image credits Bernard Wilchusky. Scientists the world…