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May 8, 2013 1:02 PM

Patent filing claims solar energy ‘breakthrough’

In a U.S. patent application, a little-known Maryland inventor claims a stunning solar energy breakthrough that promises to end the planet’s reliance on fossil fuels at a fraction of the current cost –- a transformation that also could blunt global warming.

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