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‘Artificial Sun’ may help find new ways of producing climate-friendly fuels

‘Artificial Sun’ may help find new ways of producing climate-friendly fuels

A team of scientists in Germany recently flipped the switch on what they describe as the “world’s largest artificial sun,” expressing hope that it would help shed light on new ways of producing climate-friendly fuels.

The device in question is a massive honeycomb-like setup of 149 spotlights - officially called “Synlight” - in Juelich, west of Cologne. The setup uses xenon short-arc lamps which are usually used in cinema halls to simulate natural sunlight.

Volkswagen Chairman Faces Investigation in Germany

Volkswagen Chairman Faces Investigation in Germany

After emissions scandal led to massive fine for German automaker Volkswagen, the company chairman is facing investigation in Germany. The company faces charges related to market manipulation and German prosecutors have included Volkswagen chairman Hans Dieter Poetsch in the probe.

Huawei announces new Nova and Nova Plus mid-range handsets

Huawei announces new Nova and Nova Plus mid-range handsets

During its press conference at the 2016 IFA event in Berlin, Chinese device manufacturer Huawei announced two mid-range handsets comprising the company's new 'Nova' smartphone lineup --- the Nova; and the Nova Plus.

The attractively-designed new Nova and Nova Plus handsets are respectively 5-inch and 5.5-inch smartphones, powered by Android OS version 6.0 'Marshmallow.' Both the handsets are scheduled for launch in a total of 50 countries across the world in October.

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