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Medieval churches with stained glass were photocatalytic air purifiers with nanostructured gold catalyst. Yep. They were.

For your Just Too Cool file… a reader alerted me to a post at Daniel Mitsui’s blog.
This, if true, really is just too cool:

SOLAR-POWERED NANOTECH-PURIFIED AIR in MEDIAEVAL CHURCHES
Information Week:
The glaziers who created gold-painted stained glass windows for mediaeval churches … Continue reading

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New Cathedral in Saskatoon – solar cells embedded in stained-glass

The Montreal Gazette has an intriguing piece. Not sure about the design of the cathedral, but the technology of the windows is intriguing.
Let there be light: new Saskatoon cathedral will draw solar power from stained glass

By Jeremy Warren, Postmedia News … Continue reading

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