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This perfectly spherical glass ball is the work of a German architect named André Broessel, who began working on it three years ago with the aim of making solar power more efficient and less expensive, a technology available to everyone, everywhere.

Rawlemon has the power to outperform traditional solar panels by many thousands of times. In simple terms, here’s how it works. The globe is filled with water that magnifies the sun’s rays by more than 10,000 times, making it possible to harvest energy from the moon, or the sun on a cloudy day. Where are the PVs? The tiny panels are situated directly below the ball, where the magnified ray hits them.

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Cool, isn’t it?

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