Solar-Powered Clothing Gaining Inspiration From ‘Back To The Future’ 0

Lola Gayle, STEAM Register Taking inspiration from Marty McFly’s self-lacing shoes in the 1989 film Back to the Future Part II, Jayan Thomas, a nanotechnology scientist at the University of Central Florida (UCF), has developed filaments that harvest and store the sun’s energy. These filaments could be woven into textiles, essentially turning jackets and other clothing…