The Sun is the source of most of the energy that drives the biological and physical processes in the world around us—in oceans and on land it fuels…

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Hydropower uses a fuel—water—that is not reduced or used up in the process. Because the water cycle is an endless, constantly recharging system, hydropower is considered a renewable…

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A standard 500 megawatt coal power plant produces 3.5 billion kWh per year, which is enough energy to power 4 million light bulbs all year. To power most…

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Cotton and rayon do not have static charges and therefore are less likely to cling. Polyesters and nylons hold static charges and therefore are more likely to cling….

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Does magnesium conduct solid form electricity? Magnesium conducts electricity, mainly because it is a metallic element. Solid metals, in general, are the best conductors of electricity. Electrons become…

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