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The Next Wave: The Quest to Harness the Power of the Oceans
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Journey to the wave-battered coast of the Pacific Northwest to meet some of the engineers and scientists working to harness the punishing force of our oceans, one of the nature’s powerful and renewable energy sources. With an array of amazing devices that cling to the bottom of the sea floor and surf on the crests of waves, these explorers are using a combination of science, imagination, and innovation to try to capture wave energy in the hopes of someday powering our lives in a cleaner, more sustainable way.
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From an acclaimed Scientists in the Field author comes the electrifying story of the scientists and engineers who are working to transform ocean waves into electricity in hopes of generating a cleaner, more sustainable power source.
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