Monday, December 29, 2008

Heat Powered LEDs

You've probably seen electronic candles using LEDs; but watching a LED powered by a candle, that's an entire different story.

This system uses waste heat from any source to create electric energy, which - as you might imagine - would be extremely helpful in a world where most of our machines and equipment (from the CPU inside your computer to the engine powering your car) create an insane ammount of wasted heat.

But even stranger, is the heat-to-sound energy transfer shown on the following video.

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