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Ask Dr. Universe: What is a crystal?
January 31, 2017

PULLMAN, Wash. – Maybe you’ve caught a snowflake on your tongue. Or sprinkled salt on your food. Perhaps you’ve imagined what it would be like to explore a big crystal cave.

$1.1 million award funds solar technology advances
September 14, 2016

lynn-crystal-sample-2-webPULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University researchers have received a $1.1 million U.S. Department of Energy SunShot Initiative cooperative award to improve the performance and lower the cost of solar materials for the multibillion dollar industry.

June 17-19: WSU hosts Northwest Crystallography Workshop
May 23, 2016

Keith-DunkerPULLMAN, Wash. – Drug discovery, crystal growth, environmental science and biofuels are some of the research topics that will be presented when Washington State University hosts the Northwest Crystallography Workshop June 17-19 at the Smith CUE.

Key improvement made in solar cell voltage technology
February 29, 2016

By Tina Hilding, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture

Kelvin-Lynn-80PULLMAN, Wash. – A critical milestone in solar cell fabrication will help pave the way for solar energy to directly compete with electricity generated by conventional energy sources.