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For the older posters who are interested in science

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For the older posters who are interested in science

http://www.popsci.com/archives
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Popular Science, in partnership with Google, just put its 137-year archive online, for free. Unfortunately, you can’t yet browse by issue. The interface is a keyword search box.
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Re: For the older posters who are interested in science

just did a search for the Electric car  lots of info http://www.popsci.com/results?query=solar+car
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      August 1990, page 29
      In fact, it was a grim beginning for an event that organizers hope will demonstrate that solar car technology is ready for commercialization. ...
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      August 1990, page 52
      The typical car's solar panel is made of four-inch- wide discs of silicon ... " No doubt about it, the cost of entry to the solar car club is very steep," ...
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      January 1991, page 64
      The Swiss car's solar array used monocrystalline silicon cells ... Day two saw seven hours of heavy cloud cover — hardly ideal for solar car racing. ...
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      October 1990, page 32-IA11
      Solar Challenge first peek With the Sunrayce solar car extravaganza ["Sun Racers ," Aug.] a fading memory, and the top three finishers prepping their ...
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      October 1987, page 84
      GM Research Labs custom-built a brushless DC Magnequench motor for the solar car that is 92 percent efficient, compared with the 75- percent efficiency of ...
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I liked this one http://www.popsci.com/archive-viewer?id=4VNAqDj5ECcC&pg=41&query=adsl
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Oldjim I'm reporting you for being ageist
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You're being modist Tongue
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thanks, oldjim, i've had a wander through there and it's a treasure trove of interesting information.  i'm gonna read my way through the issues and see what transpires.  a better search feature will undoubtedly come along in due course.