Nov 11, 2011

Water from thin air

I think by now you know that I love watching inventor show and I love writing science fiction. Just this week an Aussie inventor won a prize for his invention Airdrop.

Edward Linacre's solution, Airdrop, can harvest 11.5 millilitres of water for every cubic meter of air in the driest deserts such as the Negev in Israel, which has an average relative air humidity of 64 per cent. A small scale prototype Linacre installed at his parents' house created about a litre of water a day, but further iterations of the design are expected to increase the yield.

Read more from SMH

He got his inspiration from the beetles. Now, can you invent something for your next story?

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