And the Father of Solar Cell Tech Is … Albert Einstein [infographic]

albert einstein the father of solar cell technology
Written by T.E. Wing

And if you didn’t know Albert Einstein was the father of solar cell technology, have we got the infographic for you …

aNewDomain — What makes Albert Einstein the father of solar cell technology? It all boils down to the photoelectric effect and Einstein’s groundbreaking interpretation of it back in 1905. To find out more, check out the awesome infographic below …

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Infographic: GreenMatch

For aNewDomain, I’m T.E. Wing.

Cover image via The Huntington Library CollectionsAlbert Einstein (right) at the top of the 150-foot solar tower at the Mount Wilson Observatory in January 1931. Also pictured are solar physicist Charles St. John (middle) and mathematician Walther Mayer (left).