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Teen Skepchick’s Reality Checks 3.29

The Massively Powerful Leaf edition

Scientists create an artificial leaf. “The playing-card-sized photosynthetic gadget creates uses sunlight to split water molecules into oxygen and hydrogen, which can then be used to produce energy, and is reputedly 10 times more efficient than a natural leaf. Researchers say they expect it to revolutionize power storage, especially in remote areas that don’t currently have electricity.” (via 80beats)

Deadline for the Google Science Fair is approaching! (via Scientific American)

Pioneering computer programmer Jean Jennings Bartik died at the age of 86. (via Ghana Mma)

Double Moonbow! (via Neatorama)

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