Monthly Archives: April 2012
Building and installing your own solar panel can help you save a lot of money on electricity, without extravagant upfront costs. Getting a solar panel installed professionally will usually cost you five figures. Doing it yourself, however, can cost just a few hundred.
Here’s an overview of how the buying and construction process works.
==> Buying the Solar Cells
There are a few ways you can buy solar cells. You can buy them as part of a group, in which case you’ll be able to buy from a wholesaler directly. Though this is perhaps the cheapest way to do it, it’s much more difficult to organize.
The easiest way to buy solar cells is to use eBay. EBay has several sellers providing solar cells, which means the competition keeps the price down to inexpensive levels.
==> Constructing the Solar Panel
A solar panel is basically a series of solar cells…
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Did you ever wonder what it would be like to enter a black hole? The odds are, you haven’t, but you’ve probably wondered what goes on inside of one. The one thing we are as sure of as we can possibly be, if you were to enter a black hole, you’d die. You would never actually reach the singularity, but on the way to it, we have a solid idea of what would happen to you. To better understand this, let’s look at it in relation to things we are familiar with.
Gravity emanates from the center of the Earth. That gravitational pull is what keeps us from floating away. What few people realize is that the further you are from the center of the Earth, the less gravitational pull that is exerted upon you. This is true even in the tiniest of differences in distance from the core. For…
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