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13-Year-Old Getting Patent for “Efficient” Solar Power Panel Array

August 21st, 2011 | by Zachary Shahan

Now, I don't know yet if this kid's solar power panel arrays will beat out those of major competitors, but you have to give props to 13-year-old Aidan Dwyer no matter where they go. Aidan, of Long Island and Northport Middle School, applied the Fibonacci sequence of some tree branches to some solar panel arrays "in a months-long backyard experiment" and found that they were more energy efficient than typical flat panel arrays, about 20% more. In Winter exposure, they beat traditional solar panel arrays by 50%!

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