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Old Blu-ray disks could help make better solar panels

November 25th, 2014 No comments

(c) 2014, The Washington Post. According to a new study in Nature Communications, the patterns etched onto Blu-ray disks could be harnessed in the engineering of solar panels.

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How Blu-ray Discs Can Improve Solar Panels

November 25th, 2014 No comments

Blu-ray discs could help make the solar cells used in solar panels more efficient, researchers say. Solar cells rely on materials that convert photons of light into electricity. Prior research had revealed that if microscopic structures that are only nanometers (billionths of a meter) high are placed on the surface of solar cells, they can scatter light in ways that increase the cells …

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2 Frank Capra classics get gorgeous Blu-ray facelifts

November 25th, 2014 No comments

Another reason to be thankful this Thanksgiving: A pair of superb new digital restorations on Blu-ray of Frank Capra classics — “It Happened One Night’’ (1934) and “Mr. Smith Goes…

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The best movies of 2014: ‘Boyhood,’ ‘Force Majeure,’ ‘Selma’ and more

November 25th, 2014 No comments

The top 10 excelled at storytelling, paced by a portrayal of the family dynamic that broke all the rules.

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The best movies of 2014: ‘Boyhood,’ ‘Force Majeure,’ ‘Selma’ and more

DVD releases for Nov. 25: Expendables 3, November Man and more (with video)

November 25th, 2014 No comments

MARQUEE MACHISMO The Expendables 3: Three stars out of five Time to take out your pistol and grease it up, because that’s what the muscle-bound men in these movies do best: Cock the hammer and pull the trigger.

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Pinewood Profit Buoyed by Star Wars and Avengers Movies

November 25th, 2014 No comments

Pinewood Shepperton has announced big budget movies have helped boost its profits.

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Penguins Of Madagascar-Video Review

November 25th, 2014 No comments

New DVD to help make cancer treatment less daunting for Canberra patients

November 25th, 2014 No comments

A DVD developed by ACT Health will be used to make information available to cancer patients at Canberra Hospital before they start a course of radiation therapy, in the hope that it will alleviate some of their anxiety.

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Japan's Animation Blu-ray Disc Ranking, November 17-23

November 25th, 2014 No comments

Love Live! sells 30,960, followed by Free! ES, Haikyu!!, K-ON! box, Yamato 2199

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Japan's Animation Blu-ray Disc Ranking, November 17-23

NI Texel Breeder’s Club’s year caught on camera

November 25th, 2014 No comments

For the last ten months the NI Texel Club has been busy producing their commemorative DVD Texel Breeders Year, to help celebrate the 40th anniversary of the British Texel Society.

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