Saturday, August 16, 2014

Solar Energy to Human Energy - no need of food

All the energy we have is indirectly coming from Sun.

(Solar Energy -> Plants -> Animals/Humans).

The energy generated from food in our body is chemical energy called Adenosine triphosphate (ATP).

I met employees of one startup company in New York that has filed a patent  to directly convert Solar Energy to ATP. The technology is in a very early stages and would be used as an alternative energy.

An extreme extrapolation of this technology would be that we may not need to eat food in future.

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