TITLE

CATCHING THE WIND

AUTHOR(S)
MASTROIANNI, ERNIE
PUB. DATE
September 2016
SOURCE
Discover;Sep2016, Vol. 37 Issue 7, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Image
ABSTRACT
A photograph is presented of wind turbines at London Array offshore wind farm in England which generates electricity as seen from a jetliner.
ACCESSION #
116771178

 

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