09 Oct '15, 5am

12 Solar Facts You Should Know #solar

12 Solar Facts You Should Know #solar

: Historian John Perlin said this about the public reaction to Einstein’s photoelectric discovery : “Even after proving the validity of Einstein’s light quanta equation in explaining the photoelectric effect, Milliken dismissed the physicality of the photon as ‘untenable.’ In 1923, 18 years after Einstein published his light quanta piece, American physicist Arthur Hailey Compton created a collision between a stationary electron and a short wave of light. Just as in billiards, when the cue ball strikes its target, the light wave transferred some of its energy and momentum to the electron… After the Compton Experiment, the reality of Einstein’s photon and the photovoltaic effect gained universal acceptance in the scientific community.”

Full article: http://cleantechnica.com/2015/10/09/12-solar-facts-know/

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