• Researchers Use Sunlight To Desalinate Seawater

    3 days ago - By Ubergizmo

    Seawater needs to be treated before it can be fit for consumption. Distillation is a method that has long been used to treat seawater. It involves boiling the water into steam and then cooling the pure vapors in condensation tubes. However, this method requires a lot of energy as almost half of the input goes towards just boiling the water. Researchers at Rice University have come up with a more effective way of doing this by relying on sunlight.
    A team of researchers from Rice University's Center for Nanotechnology Enabled Water Treatment conducted this research. The center has developed...
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