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In desert trials, next-generation water harvester delivers fresh water from air


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Posted 12 June 2018 - 08:48 AM

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Scientists who last year built a prototype harvester to extract water from the air using only the power of the sun have scaled up the device to see how much water they can capture in arid conditions in Arizona. Using a kilogram of MOF, they were able to capture about 7 ounces of water from low-humidity air each 24-hour day/night cycle. A new and cheaper MOF could double that.

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Posted 12 June 2018 - 07:58 PM

Soooo... George Lucas was only forty years ahead of his time?
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Posted 12 June 2018 - 09:24 PM

The Fremen in Dune had this down pat. (Am I dating myself?)
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Posted 13 June 2018 - 05:50 AM

View PostLFC, on 12 June 2018 - 09:24 PM, said:

The Fremen in Dune had this down pat. (Am I dating myself?)
Yeah, but they make terrible documentaries.
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Posted 13 June 2018 - 06:12 AM

Still, lovely properties. Will Arrakeen get a Trump Tower?
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Posted 13 June 2018 - 09:25 AM

View PostD. C. Sessions, on 13 June 2018 - 06:12 AM, said:

Still, lovely properties. Will Arrakeen get a Trump Tower?

Yes. And Trump will illegally steal water for the golf course just like he does in New Jersey.
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