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using a mirror to bring sunshine

paul wheaton

Joined: Apr 01, 2005
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Location: missoula, montana (zone 4)

So there is a town that sits in a valley and gets zero direct sun for 84 days of the year. And now they have installed a 25 foot mirror to mend this problem.


Apparently, a computer controls the position of the mirror throughout the day. I think that the whole idea could have heaps of awesome use in alternative energy solar stuff.

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John Polk

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Or to heat up that cold spot in the garden.
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