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Alexandre Edmond Becquerel

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NATIONAL MATHEMATICS DAY: Mathematics and Creative Thinking
In 1839 Alexandre Edmond Becquerel discovered the photovoltaic effect which explains how electricity can be generated from sunlight.
Antonio Luque Receives $60000 Boer Award
In addition to the Boer medal, Luque has also received the Alexandre-Edmond Becquerel Prize for Outstanding Contributions to the Development of Photovoltaic Solar Energy, among other honors. He is a founding member of the Royal Academy of ...
Antonio Luque, solar pioneer in Spain, to receive $60000 Bӧer award
University of Delaware Announces Recipient of $60000 Bӧer Solar Energy Medal
Scientists shine bright new light on how living things capture energy from the sun
Since Alexandre Edmond Becquerel first discovered the photovoltaic effect in 1839, humankind has sought to further understand and harness the power of sunlight for its own purposes. In a new research report published in the August 2014 issue of the ...

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