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Great Moments In Science - with Dr Karl Kruszelnicki

ABC Radio National

Science & Medicine

From the ground breaking and life saving to the wacky and implausible, Dr Karl Kruszelnicki reveals some of the best moments in science.

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Fly eyes inspire solar panels

December 1st, 2015

Episode 79 of 126 episodes

The eye of a 45-million-year-old fly can increase the power output of a solar panel by 10 per cent. Dr Karl is inspired by how an ancient insect helped solve a modern problem.

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