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Scientists are using the cold of outer space to rethink air conditioning

The trick to creating cool air without any electricity has been hiding in plain sight.

A California-based company called SkyCool Systems is in the early stages of manufacturing a cooling system that’s more energy efficient than anything humans have used for a century. It’s doing it using radiative cooling, a concept that was used in the Middle East and India hundreds of years ago.