One element is the backbone of all forms of life we’ve ever discovered on Earth: carbon. Number six on the periodic table is, to the best of our knowledge, impossible to live without. In this episode of Reactions, discover what makes carbon so exceptional, its nearly infinite capabilities, and potential intergalactic implications.
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How do you know if solar power works for you?
It’s all about location. Location. Location. The average cost is based on a 5,000 kWh system, which would offset about half the energy use of a typical U.S. home.