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Monday, January 31, 2011

News: NanoSail-D: Nasa deploys first solar sail

Daily Mail has an article mentioning: "... Find a Job Dating Wine Our Papers Feedback My Stories Monday, Jan 31 2011 9PM  -2°C 12AM -3°C 5-Day Forecast Making waves: Nasa deploys first solar sail spacecraft in orbit around Earth By Graham Smith Last updated at 6:22 PM on 28th January 2011 Comments ( 25 Add to My Stories It sounds like something ..."

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News: NASA Sail Success (Spacecraft)

SatNews Publishers has an article mentioning: "... This is tremendous news and the first time NASA has deployed a solar sail in low-Earth orbit," said Dean Alhorn , NanoSail-D principal investigator and aerospace engineer at the Marshall Center. "To get to this point is an ..."

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News: Physicist plans asteroid deflection system

TG Daily has an article mentioning: "... His team has been working on a solar collector (SC) - a two-sail solar sail configured to perform as a concentrator of sunlight - which over the course of a year could concentrate the sun's rays on an asteroid, burn off ..."

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News: KOLD News 13First ever solar-sail

KOLD-TV has an article mentioning: "... ever solar-sail unfurls above Earth - KOLD News 13 #menu86 UL, #menu86 .wnHorizontal { background-color: #DADFF5; font-family: Verdana; font-size: 11px; font-weight: ..."

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News: Travelling light

Electronics Manufacture & Test has an article mentioning: "... The Durham University Solar Car (DUSC) has a steel space frame construction with a carbon fibre body shell. This makes it incredibly light and ensures energy is not expended ..."

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Saturday, January 29, 2011

News: Asteroid heading for Earth? Heat it up!

iTWire has an article mentioning: "... He is testing his idea, which includes a solar sail, sunlight, and a warmed up asteroid, with the help of NASA. Is your data Safe? Data loss prevention whitepapers dowload Dr. Gregory L. Matloff is an ..."

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News: Students build car that gets 4900 mpg

WLFI.com has an article mentioning: "... Morning Team onPolitix Home Living Green Video Photo Previous Next >Click to Watch Video >Click to Watch Video The Purdue Solar Racing Team's solar car named Pulsar. Regular Photo Size Advertisement Students build car that gets 4,900 mpg Purdue Solar Racing team designing new one Updated: Friday, 28 ..."

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News: 'Lost' satellite back in communication

Kodiak Daily Mirror has an article mentioning: "... has carried out one of the most technically difficult parts of its mission: unwinding from a satellite shaped like a loaf of bread to a solar sail the size of large tent. The sail's material is about one-hundredth the thickness of a human hair. "This is tremendous news and the first time NASA has ..."

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News: NanoSail-D deploys, shines for the cameras

Clean Energy Authority has an article mentioning: "... solar-sail nanosatellite finally deploys : Solar Energy - Clean Energy Authority Home About Us Contact Us Solar Energy Resources Latest Solar News Viewpoint ..."

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News: Astronomy Photo of the Day

Berthoud Recorder has an article mentioning: "... artist?s illustration, NASA?s NanoSail-D finally unfurled a very thin, 10 square meter reflective sail on January 20th, becoming the first solar sail spacecraft in low Earth orbit. Often considered the stuff of science fiction , sailing through space was suggested 400 years ago by astronomer ..."

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News: Sunswift IVy Breaks World Speed Record for Solar Powered Car

Business Review Australia has an article mentioning: "... An innovative, new solar powered vehicle designed by Australian engineering students breaks the world speed record BY: Kristin Craik | Sat Jan 29, 2011 TAGS: Australian innovation CNN ..."

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Friday, January 28, 2011

News: Nanosail-D has been ejected and should deploy in three days

Next Big Future has an article mentioning: "... The NanoSail-D science team is hopeful the nanosatellite is healthy and can complete its solar sail mission. After ejection, a timer within NanoSail-D begins a three-day countdown as the satellite orbits the Earth. Once the timer reaches zero, four ..."

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News: Making waves: Nasa deploys first solar sail

Daily Mail has an article mentioning: "... Nasa deploys first solar sail spacecraft in orbit around Earth | Mail Online .sciencetechsciencetech .masthead { ..."

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News: Amateur Radio Operators Asked To Listen For NanoSail-D Beacon Signal

RedOrbit has an article mentioning: "... The NanoSail-D science team is hopeful the nanosatellite is healthy and can complete its solar sail mission. After ejection, a timer within NanoSail-D begins a three-day countdown as the satellite orbits the Earth. Once the timer reaches zero, four ..."

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News: Turn of fortune for NASA as solar sail

Gizmag has an article mentioning: "... By Noel McKeegan 21:05 January 24, 2011 5 Comments 2 Pictures An artist's concept of a solar sail in Earth orbit (Image: NASA) Image Gallery (2 images) What looked like a failed mission has turned into an unexpected win for NASA with the successful ..."

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News: Doctors to predict how they will hurt patients

TechRadar UK has an article mentioning: "... Weird Tech: Freaky fish, solar sails and patients on fire By Gary Marshall 2 hours ago | Tell us what you think [ 0 comments ] Wait until you read about the solar sail... NASA What runs ..."

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Thursday, January 27, 2011

News: Space Success: Tiny NASA Satellite Unfurls Solar Sail

CBS News has an article mentioning: "... originally appeared on Space.com Talk about a comeback story: A tiny NASA satellite once teetering on failure has successfully unfurled its solar sail while orbiting the Earth, The NanoSail-D satellite -- which ejected from its mothership just this week, more than a month late -- deployed its sail at ..."

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News: Success in space: Tiny NASA satellite unfurls solar sail

Mother Nature Network has an article mentioning: "... Satellite's mission is to test use of solar sails in space as power alternatives for low-orbit space craft. By Space.com Mon, Jan 24 2011 at 10:58 AM EST Comments > NASA's NanoSail-D soars in Earth ..."

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News: JAXA releases photo of Venus taken by solar sail

Mainichi Daily News has an article mentioning: "... This photo taken by the Ikaros solar sail spacecraft shows a crescent-shaped Venus on the right as well as the spacecraft's sail and cords. (Photo courtesy of JAXA) The Japan Aerospace ..."

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News: Weekly Clean Energy Roundup: January 26, 2011

IBTimes has an article mentioning: "... Energy Modeling Partnership DOE Promotes Clean Energy in Tribal Communities EPA Grants E15 Fuel Waiver for 2001-2006 Vehicles Delayed NASA Solar Sail Satellite Finally Orbits Oil Prices to Average $99 a Barrel by Late 2012 World's Largest Solar PV Project Receives DOE Loan Guarantee A 290 MW ..."

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News: Team builds solar car to compete

The Daily Toreador has an article mentioning: "... Though Littlejohn appreciates the Earth-friendly alternative solar cars offer, it is the experience gained that he tries to push, Littlejohn said during an informational meeting Monday. “We want to stress engineering ..."

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Wednesday, January 26, 2011

News: Japan's IKAROS Solar Sail

Science AAAS has an article mentioning: "... 2011, 11:58 AM Permanent Link 0 Comments Email Print More Previous Article Next Article TOKYO? Success is paying off for Japan's IKAROS solar sail mission: The team behind the spacecraft confirmed today that it flawlessly completed all the performance tests set for it during its planned 6-month ..."

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News: NASA successfully deploys solar sail

Geek.com has an article mentioning: "... The solution may be in the form of technology called a solar sail. A solar sail is a form of spacecraft propulsion system which uses radiation pressure, which can come from a star like our own Sun, or from an ..."

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News: First- Ever Earth-Orbiting Solar Sail

TMCnet has an article mentioning: "... Created to be the best way to propel spacecrafts between stars, a press release stated that Solar sails, gossamer-thin sheets, feel the pressure of the solar wind. Thus, they no longer requiring heavy fuel for the excursion. Solar sails, however, do not ..."

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News: shot in the dark: Win cash with solar sail

msnbc.com has an article mentioning: "... in the dark: Win cash with solar sail photo - msnbc.com Jump to story headline MSN Hotmail More Autos My MSN Video Careers & Jobs Personals Weather Delish Quotes White Pages Games Real ..."

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News: First Earth-Orbiting Solar Sail

Wired News has an article mentioning: "... 7:00 am  |  Categories: Space After a month and a half trapped in its mothership, NASA?s NanoSail-D spacecraft has finally unfurled the first solar sail to circle the Earth. Solar sails, gossamer-thin sheets that feel the pressure of the solar wind, have been suggested as a best hope for propelling ..."

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Tuesday, January 25, 2011

News: Space Shots: Photograph NASA's Solar Sail

Space.com has an article mentioning: "... Solar Sail Photo Contest | Amateur Astronomy Photo Contest | Astrophotgraphy & Skywatching | Space.com Join our community > Sign-in With Your Home News ..."

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News: NASA offers cash prizes for amateur pictures of NanoSail-D

al.com has an article mentioning: "... And NASA is offering cash prizes for the best picture of its NanoSail-D solar sail. In cooperation with Spaceweather.com, NASA will pay $500 to the grand prize winner, $300 to the first prize winner and $100 to the second prize ..."

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News: See NASA's solar sail

Examiner.com has an article mentioning: "... January 25th, 2011 2:23 pm ET Do you like this story? NASA's solar sail NanoSail-D satellite became the first solar sail satellite to circle the earth. It uses the force of the sun's rays to provide propulsion and is 10 ..."

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News: Surprise! NanoSail-D solar sail

iTWire has an article mentioning: "... January 2011 07:53 Science Space Page 1 of 3 NASA announced on January 24, 2011, that its NanoSail-D spacecraft has unexpectedly unfuried its solar sail after over a month being stuck. The stunning news is a bright hope at helping to reduce the amount of space junk. Forrester: boost earnings by ..."

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News: After prolonged trouble, NASA solar sail

Examiner.com has an article mentioning: "... FASTSAT stands for the Fast, Affordable, Science and Technology SATellite, and seemed to have held the solar sail until January 17th.  At that time, the nanosail somehow ejected itself. NanoSail-D is the first solar sail to orbit the Earth.   "We couldn't get ..."

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News: An artist's concept of a solar sail

Gizmag has an article mentioning: "... of fortune for NASA as solar sail successfully deploys - Image 1 of 2 >Subscribe to Gizmag's RSS feed >Follow Gizmag on Twitter Latest news from the Detroit Auto Show 2011 Turn of ..."

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Monday, January 24, 2011

News: NASA NanoSail-D 'Spontaneously' Back in Business

TMCnet has an article mentioning: "... By Doug Mohney Contributing Editor NASA's nanosat solar sail mission, NanoSail-D, is back in business, to the surprise of many.   An attempt to eject the satellite out of its FASTSAT carrier satellite on Dec. 6 ..."

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Saturday, January 22, 2011

News: NanoSail-D Deploys In Low-Earth Orbit

RedOrbit has an article mentioning: "... This is tremendous news and the first time NASA has deployed a solar sail in low-Earth orbit," said Dean Alhorn, NanoSail-D principal investigator and aerospace engineer at the Marshall Center. "To get to this point is an ..."

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News: NASA in Huntsville confirms first solar sail

al.com has an article mentioning: "... NASA has confirmed that a team based in Huntsville has successfully deployed the first solar sail in low-Earth orbit. The sail deployed Thursday night, hours after NASA was able to confirm that the nanosatellite carrying it had itself deployed from ..."

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News: Planetary Society Congratulates NanoSail-D Team

The Planetary Society has an article mentioning: "... Asteroids - The Potential Threat Carl Sagan Fund for the Future Catalog of Exoplanets FINDS Exo-Earths LIFE Experiment: Phobos LightSail - Solar Sailing Mars Climate Sounder Team Website Messages from Earth Microrovers Mirror Bees: Planetary Defense Observing Earth Pioneer Anomaly Planetary ..."

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News: Success! NanoSail-D Deploys

Universe Today has an article mentioning: "... by Nancy Atkinson on January 21, 2011 We have a solar sail! As we reported on the 19th, the little cubesat that was thought to be lost has now been found, and now today, Friday, Jan. 21, engineers at NASA?s ..."

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News: Success in space: NASA's tiny solar sail

msnbc.com has an article mentioning: "... solar sail succeeds with second wind - Technology & science - Space - Space.com - msnbc.com Jump to story headline MSN Hotmail More Autos My MSN Video Careers & ..."

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News: NASA's First Solar Sail

Space Fellowship has an article mentioning: "... This is tremendous news and the first time NASA has deployed a solar sail in low-Earth orbit,? said Dean Alhorn, NanoSail-D principal investigator and aerospace engineer at the Marshall Center. ?To get to this point is an ..."

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Friday, January 21, 2011

News: Japanese Venus probe may get another shot

msnbc.com has an article mentioning: "... previously thought Below: x Jump to photos Year in Space: 2010 photos x Jump to discussion comments below discussion x Next story in None NASA solar sail is finally flying free above Earth related Advertise AdChoices Akihiro Ikeshita/JAXA Japan's Akatsuki spacecraft, which was supposed to study the ..."

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News: Amateur radio club at Huntsville's Marshall Space Flight Center hears NanoSail

al.com has an article mentioning: "... He nearly exploded with joy." NASA is hoping the nano-satellite can complete its solar sail mission. A timer was to count down three days as the satellite orbits the Earth. Once the timer reaches zero, four booms will quickly deploy and the ..."

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News: Best of the web: World's fastest solar car

New Scientist has an article mentioning: "... 18:01 21 January 2011 Technology Sandrine Ceurstemont, video producer At number 5 in our monthly countdown, a car breaks the speed record for solar vehicles A car that runs on the same amount of power as a toaster is now the fastest solar vehicle in the world. The Sunswift solar car , created by a team of ..."

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News: Classified satellite launched from California base

msnbc.com has an article mentioning: "... text x Jump to photos Year in Space: 2010 photos x Jump to discussion comments below discussion x Next story in Space NASA solar sail is finally flying free above Earth related Advertise AdChoices Video: First West Coast launch for Delta 4 heavy-lifter Open in new window More from ..."

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News: In a NASA first, NanoSail-D spacecraft to set sail on the sunlight

Christian Science Monitor has an article mentioning: "... Advocates say solar sails provide the best way toward interstellar travel. A representation of what the NanoSail-D will look like when deployed. NASA Enlarge By Pete Spotts ..."

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News: NASA's NanoSail-D Helps Promise Solar Sailing Ships

Yahoo! News has an article mentioning: "... Start here NanoSail-D, a small, solar sail, has unexpectedly ejected from the FASTSAT satellite , over a month after it was scheduled to. Now NASA is calling upon ham radio operators to confirm ..."

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News: How can Vancouver be more green?

CKNW News Talk 980 has an article mentioning: "... 1/20/2011 More clotheslines, and maybe a solar powered boat. Those are just a couple suggestions as Vancouver city council debates a plan to become the greenest city in the world. One speaker at City Hall ..."

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News: World's fastest solar car produces same power as toaster uses!

Indian Express has an article mentioning: "... Share Larger Smaller Agencies Tags : Solar car fastest car fastest solar car Posted: Fri Jan 07 2011, 16:24 hrs Melbourne: Freelance Jobs Wholesale Discount Shopping Cordless Headphone Discussion ..."

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Thursday, January 20, 2011

News: Stubborn nano-satellite finally pops out

CNN has an article mentioning: "... The purpose of the test mission is to show that NASA can deploy a solar sail and that it can deploy a mini-satellite without its host satellite later colliding with it. Post by: CNN's Jim Kavanagh Filed under: Alabama Science ..."

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News: NASA says solar sail

al.com has an article mentioning: "... One of the biggest of those experiments was NanoSail-D, a microsatellite containing a solar sail that was to eject from FASTSAT and then open in space.  NASA had to announce two weeks later that NanoSail-D apparently never deployed. But now it ..."

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News: Spacecraft on a chip for propellantless maneuvers as a solar sail

Next Big Future has an article mentioning: "... Length Scaling in Spacecraft Dynamics A candidate spacecraft-on-chip bus is considered as a solar sail, a reentry vehicle, and a Lorentz propelled spacecraft. In each case, the magnitude of nongravitational acceleration suggests the potential for ..."

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News: NASA nano-satellite belatedly ejects from orbiting mothership

Register has an article mentioning: "... NanoSail-D is a small solar-sail system, designed to unfurl into a relatively small square of thin polymer three days after separation from the FASTSAT carrier. High-velocity ..."

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Wednesday, January 19, 2011

News: NanoSail-D Ejects: NASA Seeks Amateur Radio Operators' Aid to Listen for

NASA has an article mentioning: "... The NanoSail-D science team is hopeful the nanosatellite is healthy and can complete its solar sail mission. After ejection, a timer within NanoSail-D begins a three-day countdown as the satellite orbits the Earth. Once the timer reaches zero, four ..."

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Tuesday, January 18, 2011

News: Sunswift vehicle breaks solar car

The Engineer has an article mentioning: "... 11 January 2011 Email > Share Comment Save A solar car developed by students at the University of New South Wales (UNSW) in Sydney, Australia, has smashed a Guinness World Record to become the world's ..."

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News: Man Who Claimed $23 Worth of Vegetables Triggered an IRS Audit, Explains His

Going Concern has an article mentioning: "... Thanks to Don for reaching out to us and now that his solar-powered scooter is getting a little more exposure, KPMG (and other firms looking to reduce their carbon footprint) may have a decent alternative to the sherpas Tags: ..."

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News: Students break solar car world record

Cosmos has an article mentioning: "... With near constant cloud cover, the day had less than perfect weather conditions for a solar powered car, but at 10:30am a break in clouds offered the necessary sunlight for the team to make the record of 88 km/h average speed over one kilometre. The ..."

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News: Solar speedster

Macarthur Chronicle Camden has an article mentioning: "... Motoring 18 Jan 11 @ 05:15pm by CHRIS RILEY Tweet SEE US IN ACTION: video road tests THE Australian Sunswift IVy solar car has smashed the Guinness world record for the fastest solar vehicle. The Sunswift IVy demolished the previous record of 79km/h when it hit more than ..."

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Monday, January 17, 2011

News: Sunswift Ivy breaks world speed record

Manufacturing Digital has an article mentioning: "... the world record for the fastest solar-powered motor BY: Rebecca D'Souza | Mon Jan 17, 2011 TAGS: GM renewable energy Solar Racing Team solar-powered car Sunraycer Sunswift Ivy tesla University of New South Wales ..."

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Saturday, January 15, 2011

News: Solar Powered Airplane

EarthTechling has an article mentioning: "... idea or correction for this story? Drop us a line through our contact form Related Stories Electric Airplane Completes Test Flight Unmanned Solar Plane Stays Aloft 2 Weeks Electric Ultra-Light Powered By Fuel Cells High-Flying Electric Airplane Concept May Hit Skies By 2013 1,000 Solar Powered E-Buses ..."

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Friday, January 14, 2011

News: Sunswift IV (IVy), World's Fastest Solar Powered Vehicle

GizmoCrave has an article mentioning: "... January 14, 2011, By Siyahi The fastest solar-powered vehicle ever has arrived. Called the Sunswift IV ( you may call it IVy too) puts the earlier fastest GM Sunraycer to shame by clocking speeds of up to 88km/h ..."

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News: Video) Solar Powered Car

Post Chronicle has an article mentioning: "... by Jack Ryan An Australian solar car has broken the 'World Speed Record' for fastest solar powered vehicle. The car was able to reach the speed of 56.85 mph. The car averaged 55.14 mph ..."

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Thursday, January 13, 2011

News: Sunswift IVy claims record for world's fastest solar-powered car

Gizmag has an article mentioning: "... of 88.738 km/h (55.077 mph), the University of New South Wales? (UNSW) Sunswift IVy has claimed the Guinness World Record for the fastest solar-powered vehicle. The record-beating run took place on January 7 at HMAS Albatross navy base airstrip in Nowra, Australia, and outdid the previous record-holder by ..."

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News: World's Fastest Solar Car Soars

Laboratory Equipment has an article mentioning: "... January 10, 2011 >UNSW's Sunswift solar car has lived up to its name, smashing a Guinness World Record to become the world's fastest solar vehicle. >The car, designed and built by Univ. of New ..."

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Wednesday, January 12, 2011

News: Tech Universe: Thursday 13 January

New Zealand Herald has an article mentioning: "... 8:00 AM Thursday Jan 13, 2011 Share Tweet Email Print Expand The Australian Sunswift IVy recently set a new world speed record for a solar-powered vehicle. Photo / Supplied WALLET SAFE: The polycarbonate, fibreglass or carbon fibre iWallet requires your fingerprint before it opens. A biometric reader ..."

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News: Solar Powered Car

Post Chronicle has an article mentioning: "... by Jack Ryan An Australian solar car has broken the 'World Speed Record' for fastest solar powered vehicle. The car was able to reach the speed of 56.85 mph. The car averaged 55.14 mph ..."

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News: Solar-powered Car

Gather.com has an article mentioning: "... January 12, 2011 03:35 PM EST A solar-powered car sets world record for speed. The vehicle is called the Sunswift IVy, and it uses the same amount of power that a toaster uses every morning to toast ..."

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News: Fastest Solar-Powered Car

MedIndia has an article mentioning: "... by Gopalan T on  January 12, 2011 at 12:08 PM Lifestyle News   Text  News Comments A solar-powered car designed and built by the students of the University of New South Wales has become the world's fastest solar vehicle. The car, designed and built by ..."

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Tuesday, January 11, 2011

News: IVy Solar Car Breaks Speed Record

autoevolution has an article mentioning: "... STORY HIGHLIGHTS: Solar car manages to set new land speed record The IVy traveled at speeds of 78.3 km/h (48.6 mph) In 2009, it won the World Solar Challenge Sunswift IVy The ..."

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News: Sunswift IVy Solar Car

Energy Matters has an article mentioning: "... by Energy Matters > The Australian Sunswift IVy solar car has smashed the Guinness world record for the fastest solar vehicle. > The Sunswift IVy demolished the previous record of 79km/h, hitting more than 88 ..."

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News: Introducing The World's Fastest Solar Vehicle

EP Magazine has an article mentioning: "... Jan 10, 2011 The University of New South Wales' Sunswift solar car has lived up to its name, smashing a Guinness World Record to become the world's fastest solar vehicle. The car, designed and built by University of ..."

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News: A visit to Mahatma Mandir before inauguration(with photos)

DeshGujarat has an article mentioning: "... a real wagon of Metro train made by Vadodara based Canadian company Bombardier, and on its right side there?s a prototype of world?s first solar plane. ?Made in Gujarat? is highlighted on the platform that showcases a real size wagon manufactured by Bombardier in Gujarat. About the Solar plane: Some ..."

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News: Solar-powered vehicle

SmartPlanet.com has an article mentioning: "... Nguyen | Jan 10, 2011 | A group of college students can now brag that they?ve built the world?s fastest solar vehicle. On Jan. 7, the Sunswift IVy race car barreled down a racetrack in Nowra, Australia and set a new speed record for solar-powered vehicles. The car, ..."

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Monday, January 10, 2011

News: Australian Solar Car

Solar Novus Today has an article mentioning: "... 10 January 2011 >A team of students from the University of New South Wales broke the  Guinness World Record for fastest Solar-Powered vehicle by over 10 kmh. The previous record was set 22 years ago. Barton Mawer, a professional race car driver, was the driver who officially broke the ..."

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News: Solar-powered car smashes speed record

CNN International has an article mentioning: "... By Matthew Knight , for CNN | Filed under: Innovation The record-breaking Sunswift IVy is officially the fastest solar powered vehicle in the world after clocking 88.8kph. STORY HIGHLIGHTS Australian engineering students break world speed record for a solar-powered vehicle Sunswift ..."

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News: Breaking the Solar Car

Your Olive Branch has an article mentioning: "... Fastest Solar Car: New Record Set | Your Olive Branch News - yobo .mc_error_msg { color: red; } .mc_success_msg { color: green; } .mc_merge_var{ padding:0; margin:0; } ..."

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News: Video: Solar-Powered Car Sets New World Speed Record in Australia

Popular Science has an article mentioning: "... By Dan Nosowitz Posted 01.10.2011 at 2:45 pm 1 Comment The Sunswift IV University of New South Wales A new champion amongst solar-powered cars has emerged in sunny Australia: A student-built solar car, christened the Sunswift IV, has crushed the previous speed record with a run that topped ..."

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News: Solar Car

Discovery News has an article mentioning: "... The Sunswift IVy, built by a team from the University of New South Wales, Australia, has nabbed the Guinness World Record for the fastest solar-powered vehicle. On Jan 7, on a mostly cloudy day, the car sped to just over 55 miles per hour on a track at HMAS Albatross navy base airstrip in Nowra, Australia. A ..."

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News: Australian students smash solar vehicle speed record

Geek.com has an article mentioning: "... 10, 2011 4:00 am By: Matthew Humphries The top speed world record for a solar-powered vehicle has stood for a 22 years. But last week it was smashed by a group of students from the University of New South Wales. The solar car they developed, ..."

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News: Sunswift IVy is the fastest solar-powered vehicle

UberGizmo has an article mentioning: "... that solar technology is moving forward and the students over at the University of New South Wales have come up with the Sunswift IVy , a solar-powered vehicle that has claimed the Guinness World Record for the world's fastest solar-powered vehicle, thanks to its top speed of 88.738kph. The record-breaking ..."

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News: UNSW's Sunswift IVy sets Guinness World Record for the fastest solar-powered

Ecofriend has an article mentioning: "... Sunswift IVy Sets Guinness World Record For The Fastest Solar-powered Vehicle - Ecofriend @import url(/style.css); .black_overlay { display: none; position: absolute; top:0px; left:0px; width:100%; height:100%; ..."

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News: Australian Solar Car Breaks World Speed Record

Wired has an article mentioning: "... By Keith Barry January 10, 2011  |  8:00 am  |  Categories: Cool Cars Performance A student-built solar car has broken the world record for fastest solar-powered vehicle. Last week, we told you that the students at the University of New South Wales were ..."

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News: The Sunswift IVy during the 2009 Global Green Challenge

Gizmag has an article mentioning: "... IVy claims record for world?s fastest solar-powered car - Image 4 of 5 >Subscribe to Gizmag's RSS feed >Follow Gizmag on Twitter Read Gizmag's coverage of CES 2011 Sunswift IVy claims record for world's ..."

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Sunday, January 9, 2011

News: Two World Industrial Bootup -- Enabling Seasteading Through Space and Lunar

Next Big Future has an article mentioning: "... Sea based launch version of the nuclear cannon. After setting up the lunar industrial village, creating a solar sail loom at L4/L5 and progressing to a solar empire. > Why not use the lunar materials, then, to create what Friedlander calls a ?gigantic solar sail ..."

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Saturday, January 8, 2011

News: Sunswift IV - Ivy becomes the fastest solar powered car

Rush Lane has an article mentioning: "... Solar powered cars have been around for quite a few time now but have failed to go for production as they are not currently feasible in many ways. Scientists at the ..."

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News: Sunswift IVy, World's Fastest Solar Powered Car

The Green Optimistic has an article mentioning: "... 8, 2011 A new world record was set yesterday as the students of The University of New South Wales managed to design and build the fastest solar powered car yet. Achieving a high speed of a little over 88 km/h (54 miles/h), the UNSW's Sunswift IVy, powered only by silicon solar cells significantly topped ..."

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Friday, January 7, 2011

News: Foreign Policy Journal and Andrew Sullivan at the Atlantic linked to

Next Big Future has an article mentioning: "... Why not use the lunar materials, then, to create what Friedlander calls a ?gigantic solar sail loom,? one that would stretch reinforcement wires in loom fashion over a framework that could reach 10 by 10 kilometers in size. The idea for this ..."

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News: World's fastest solar car smashed Guinness World Record (w/ Video)

PhysOrg.com has an article mentioning: "... January 7, 2011 Enlarge UNSW?s Sunswift solar car has lived up to its name, smashing a Guinness World Record to become the world's fastest solar vehicle. The car, designed and built by University of ..."

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News: World's fastest solar car

DVICE has an article mentioning: "... The "IVy," the fourth solar car built by the Sunswift team from the University of New South Wales in Australia, managed to take the crown of the world's fastest solar car after it ..."

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News: Aussie car breaks a world speed record

Sydney Morning Herald has an article mentioning: "... January 7, 2011 - 12:29PM AAP An Australian car is officially the world's fastest solar-powered vehicle, zooming almost 10km/h above the previous record. The solar racer Sunswift IV - known as IVy - was designed and built at the University of NSW. "We've ..."

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News: Australian Sunswift IVy breaks solar car speed record

CarAdvice has an article mentioning: "... By Tim Beissmann  |  January 7th, 2011 Tweet 5 Comments A solar car designed and constructed by the University of New South Wales has broken the world record to become the fastest solar-powered vehicle. According to an ..."

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News: Aussie solar-powered car

Oh-Yay has an article mentioning: "... An Australian-made solar car has become the world?s fastest solar-powered vehicle, belting along at close to 6.2 mph (10 km/h) higher the previous world record. The solar racer ..."

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Wednesday, January 5, 2011

News: Australian Solar Powered Car

Energy Matters has an article mentioning: "... by Energy Matters > The team behind an Australian designed and built solar powered car has its sights set on breaking a world speed record this week. > The Sunswift IV's (also known as IVy) Guinness Record Run is happening this Friday in ..."

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Tuesday, January 4, 2011

News: How do solar cars work

Renewable Energy Spot has an article mentioning: "... These would be regarding the quality and comfort trade-offs associated with the switch to solar power, the capabilities of a solar car, the costs involved in the purchase of such a vehicle, the maintenance pre-requisites and above all, the comparison to a conventional fossil fuel ..."

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Monday, January 3, 2011

News: Grand Vision networks plan expo events

Morning Star has an article mentioning: "... Kids will also be able to build their own solar powered plane, helicopter or car to take home with them. >"People can walk in and meet their energy providers,&rdquo said Ed Bailey, convener of the Energy ..."

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