Graphite Foam Could Harness Energy from Temperature Gradient in Oceans
Published February 28, 2012
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Researchers at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) think that they could use graphite foam to harness energy from the temperature gradient in tropical waters, where the difference between surface and bottom varies as much as 70 to 80 degrees.
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