Lunar Batteries

Reply Fri 25 Jul, 2008 12:42 am
Is this a scientific possibility? Batteries powered by moonlight?
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Reply Fri 25 Jul, 2008 06:58 am
The sun is 500,000 times brighter than the full moon, therefore a lunar cell would have to have 500,000 times the area of a solar cell for the same power output, so a simplified answer is that a 1 metre x 1 metre solar cell would give the same output as a lunar cell 707 metres x 707 metres. That's assuming no clouds in the way, and the moon at its zenith. Also, full moon only happens once a month, whereas the sun rises every morning. So while it is "scientifically possible" to generate a tiny electric current from moonlight, it would not be any practical use.
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Reply Fri 25 Jul, 2008 07:00 am
This guy runs on it:

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Reply Fri 25 Jul, 2008 08:17 am
But he got to screw Linda Ronstadt, which is one more than you have ever managed...
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Reply Fri 25 Jul, 2008 08:27 am
I've done WAY better than Linda..... and have you seen her lately?

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Reply Fri 25 Jul, 2008 09:02 am
Oh God!
I prefer to remember her like this

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