Ultrathin Solar (image) Massachusetts Institute of Technology Share Print E-Mail Caption The MIT team has achieved the thinnest and lightest complete solar cells ever made, they say. To demonstrate just how thin and lightweight the cells are, the researchers draped a working cell on top of a soap bubble, without popping the bubble. Credit Joel Jean and Anna Osherov Usage Restrictions Parties wishing to use accompanying multimedia content may do so, provided the creator is cited in the MIT News caption. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.