"The mind is a compact, multiply connected thought mass with internal connections of the most intimate kind. It grows continuously as new thought masses enter it, and this is the means by which it continues to develop."

Bernhard Riemann On Psychology and Metaphysics ca. 1860

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Saturday, January 22, 2011

From the Mouths of Babes

Fool's gold catches eye of solar energy researchers

January 21, 2011 By Tiffany Hsu
Iron pyrite - also known as fool's gold - may be worthless to treasure hunters, but it could become a bonanza to the solar industry. The mineral, among the most abundant in the earth's crust, is usually discarded by coal miners or sold as nuggets in novelty stores.

I must whole heartedly agree: solar energy research is indeed comparable to fool's gold.

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