Applied Science: Solar Furnace

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At the Solar Furnace Research Facility in Southern France, Jem Stansfield from BBC’s Bang Goes The Theory (the one with Liz Bonnin in it) tests out a super-efficient mirror, capable of focussing sunlight to a 3,500°C point heat source: hot enough to melt rock.

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