1. What do trees know that we don't? 13-year-old inventor Aidan realized that trees use a mathematical formula to gather sunlight in crowded forests. Then he wondered why we don’t collect solar energy in the same way.

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    Director: Albert Maysles
    Producer: Susan Carragher
    Associate Producers: Ted Lambert & K.A. Dilday
    Editor: Rob Hall
    Camera: Albert Maysles
    Assistant Camera: Nick Canfield & Nelson Walker
    Titles: Nol Honig
    Special Thanks: The Dwyer Family,
    Dr. Rosamond Kinzler, Senior Director, Dept. of Education at The American Museum of Natural History
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