Daily Archives: March 6, 2017

Metamaterial Cools Buildings without Using Energy

Engineers at the University of Colorado Boulder have built a metamaterial that can be used to cool structures without drawing on any energy. The material can also cool objects placed in direct sunlight without using water. A metamaterial is an artificial substance with remarkable properties not possessed by natural substances. According to Xiabo Yin, an assistant professor at Colorado Boulder and a director of the research, the new metamaterial could be a game changer in the field of radiative Read more [...]