Gathering Water From Air



Gathering Water From Air

This device extracts drinkable water out of air. It was built by MIT and could have huge impact on developing countries. Additionally, it could be good ammo for combating, water shortages brought about by climate change.

Here's how it works?

A foam like material gathers moisture within its pores. The chemical structure of the material attracts moisture in the air. The material is placed below a black sheet that heats from the sun. The moisture drips down to a surface below and is collected. The system is unique because it does not rely on humanity levels. It can be pulled off even in dry environments! Could this invention improve the lives of future humans? 

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