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Dominion Virginia Power Installs State's First Fully Integrated Solar & Battery Storage System

A solar installation at Randolph-Macon College is testing a solution by becoming the state’s first fully integrated solar and battery storage site of its kind, which will help provide a steady delivery of electricity even when the sun is not shining.

Question Your World: How Can We Make a Better Rocket?

From GPS units to TV broadcasts to exploring the furthest reaches of space, rockets become very important parts of those projects. We use rockets to escape the bounds of gravity in hopes of providing humanity with a better understanding of the natural world while also putting satellites in orbit for our day to day uses. Launches happen all the time, but they remain a very costly venture. Currently it’s approximately $10,000 to put one pound in orbit. Many of these costs are due to the expense of the rocket that takes the payload off the ground.