UCLA is a new device that creates electricity from falling snow. The first one is a sheet of plastic.
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"Static electricity occurring from the interaction "One of the material that captured electrons," said Kaner, who is also a distinguished professor of chemistry and biochemistry, and a member of the California NanoSystems Institute at UCLA.
Snow is positively charged and gives up electrons. Silicone — a synthetic rubber-like material that is made of silicon atoms and oxygen atoms, is negatively charged.