Super Soaker Inventor May Hold the Key to Affordable Solar Power

October 13th, 2010

Take this graph into consideration as you read the piece below.

Solar energy research vs. the cost of the war in Iraq (2007)

Solar energy research vs. the cost of the war in Iraq (2007)

Via: The Atlantic:

From his childhood in segregated Mobile, Alabama, to his run-ins with a nay-saying scientific establishment, the engineer Lonnie Johnson has never paid much heed to those who told him what he could and couldn’t accomplish. Best known for creating the state-of-the-art Super Soaker squirt gun, Johnson believes he now holds the key to affordable solar power.

One Response to “Super Soaker Inventor May Hold the Key to Affordable Solar Power”

  1. Dennis Says:

    Wow! It’s a high-tech variation of a Stirling engine!

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