Monthly Archives: October 2012

Q Skeptics for October

Q Skeptics
Monday, 29 October from 6:30pm

Solar Power

Prof  Paul Meredith
V-C Senior Research Fellow  School of Physics UQ

Can solar power ever hope to provide the base load electricity needed to produce aluminum – which is jokingly referred to as ‘solid electricity’? The prospects  for photovoltaics (solar cells) and solar thermal power may surprise  us. The Sun is of course the source of most of our power anyway. (natural radioactivity in the Earth’s core keeps our feet warm)

The Redbrick Hotel
Cnr Annerley and Stephens Rd Sth Brisbane
Monday October 29 2012
6pm dinner 7:30pm meeting