Most solar panels capture sunlight from only one side, meaning they can capture more or less of it depending on where the sun is in the sky. In recent years, they’ve become far more efficient, typically converting around 22 per cent of the light they capture into energy.
The 2010s will be remembered as the decade when we could no longer deny climate change.
Students at Western Sydney University have built a spaceship-looking car, ready to take on an upcoming 3000-kilometre race through Australia’s dessert-filled centre. The kicker? It only uses as much electricity as a household kettle.