Sunday, March 2, 2008


You hear about small handheld wind generators and solor panels to plug your iPods into but a new technology has risen to compete with these other sources of energy alternatives. Scientists have been able to make a way for your clothes to create electricity by any type of movement. The clothes use the piezoelectric effect which occurs when pressure is applied to certain materials. The scientist have been able to weave tiny wires within clothes that create this affect. Any type of movement of the clothes such as being rustled in the wind or walking would create electricity.

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