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solar cells

Incredible Solar Stickers Capture Sun's Energy

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Peel-and-stick solar cells developed by National Geographic 2014 Emerging Explorer and Stanford scientist Xiaolin Zheng could revolutionize the way we harness the immense energy of the sun. With her innovation, solar power is advancing from lightweight solar panels to tiny stickers that could charge your mobile phone. Read more about Xiaolin Zheng and her work: http://goo.gl/Rc4RpU The Explorers Project chronicles the work of National Geographic's Emerging Explorers—tomorrow's visionaries who are making discoveries, making a difference, and inspiring people to care about the planet. Learn more at http://nationalgeographic.com/emerging. DIRECTOR: Kat Keene Hogue EDITOR: Julia Wall COMPOSER: Matt Brandau EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS: Mike Schmidt, Jason Orfanon, and Jennifer Shoemaker SENIOR PRODUCERS: Anastasia Cronin and Kristin Wilcox ASSOCIATE PRODUCER: Alexandra Verville