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February 9th, 2010

Four universities join on climate, energy work

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Kansas University researchers are working with other schools across the state on four problems related to climate change and energy use in Kansas.

The $20 million project funded through the National Science Foundation is one of the few funded projects looking at both climate and energy.

Judy Wu, distinguished professor of physics at Kansas, is leading a project that will examine the use of nanotechnology in solar power.

Wu said her team will examine how to make solar power more efficient and cost-effective.

"That's a true bottleneck at this point," Wu said, saying that if that hurdle could be cleared, then solar power may become a more viable alternative for many who wouldn't use it otherwise

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