Loading...

Tuesday, May 31, 2011

News: A head for math and science

Trentonian has an article mentioning: "... The aim of her project, she said, was to determine the financial and technical feasibility of a solar sail mission to Mars. "Solar sails are a highly reflective surface," Theresa said. "Photons in the sun's light bounce off creating constant pressure." The ..."

Posted by Photonic News

News: Around the globe on nothing but sunlight

Cooler Planet has an article mentioning: "... May 31, 2011 at 10:42:56 AM by Nate Lew Solar panels are starting to replace some of the traditional fuels for power generation, but solar-powered vehicles have seen less success. A group in New Zealand created a boat powered by solar panels alone to promote their potential for transportation, according ..."

Posted by Photonic News

News: Personal jetpacks and solar-powered ships

Register has an article mentioning: "... The New Zealand Herald has an edited video of the ten-minute flight here Meanwhile, a Kiwi-designed solar-powered boat, Turanor Planetsolar, made landfall in Queensland eight months after setting out from Monaco. The boat is seeking to complete an east-to-west ..."

Posted by Photonic News

News: NMMU to build solar car

Creamer Media's Engineering News has an article mentioning: "... The challenge sees participants from all over the world compete in a two-week race, driving solar-powered vehicles across South Africa. The 2012 event will be the third race on local soil, and has, to date, been dominated by Japanese teams. "While building ..."

Posted by Photonic News

Monday, May 30, 2011

News: $16 million Turanor PlanetSolar mega-yacht visits Brisbane

Courier Mail has an article mentioning: "... Picture: PlanetSolar Source: Supplied THE world's largest solar boat, costing $16.7 million to build, has made an Aussie stopover The Turanor PlanetSolar mega-yacht docked at the Riverside Centre Pontoon in Brisbane ..."

Posted by Photonic News

Sunday, May 29, 2011

News: Is that what they mean by a sunseeker? World's largest solar-powered yacht

Daily Mail has an article mentioning: "... But this vessel is in fact the largest solar-powered boat in the world. Tûranor PlanetSolar is currently on a voyage to set a round-the-world record - and promote the use of sustainable energy. In doing so it ..."

Posted by Photonic News

News: Solar-powered boat arrives in Brisbane

BigPond News has an article mentioning: "... die in attack Two Aust soldiers wounded, Afghanistan Abbott rallies troops against carbon tax more Most Popular News The world's largest solar-powered boat has been greeted by scores of enthusiasts - and some bemused diners - in Brisbane. The spectacularly streamlined German-made Turanor PlanetSolar took ..."

Posted by Photonic News

News: Brisbane's big ahoy to a solar seafarer

Sydney Morning Herald has an article mentioning: "... Photo: Danel Hurst It?s the biggest solar-powered boat in the world and today the Turanor PlanetSolar cruised into Brisbane under partly cloudy skies. Scores of people watched from near the Riverside ..."

Posted by Photonic News

Friday, May 27, 2011

News: GE unveils solar-powered vehicle

BrighterEnergy.org has an article mentioning: "... CEO of GE Energy Industrial Solutions today joins Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy and GE employees to unveil the GE Electric Vehicle (EV) Solar Carport in Plainville, Conn. The GE EV Solar Carport Project, one of the most expansive undertakings of its type in North America, uses GE's new smart ..."

Posted by Photonic News

News: Relaunch of the BMW Welt Junior Campus. New focus on sustainability in

BMW BLOG has an article mentioning: "... Later, Weitzel and a group of seventh-grade girls built a solar vehicle in keeping with the revised Campus concept. The relaunch of the learning and experience space, located directly at BMW Welt, aims to give children ..."

Posted by Photonic News

News: Solar power carport charges cars in Connecticut

CNET has an article mentioning: "... Conn. Governor Dannel Malloy and GE Energy Industrial Solutions CEO Luis Ramírez unveiled the GE EV Solar Carport, a carport that incorporates solar panels on its roof with electric vehicle charging stations under its cover. GE partnered with Inovateus Solar, ..."

Posted by Photonic News

News: Sailing in on solar winds

Warrnambool Standard has an article mentioning: "... But it's the sun, not the wind, that powers this beauty. The Turanor PlanetSolar, the world's largest solar boat, will berth at Brisbane's Riverside Centre pontoon near Eagle Street tomorrow. It will be the first Australian stop on its quest to become the first ..."

Posted by Photonic News

News: GE unveils solar powered electric car

Clean Energy Authority has an article mentioning: "... ldquoThe GE EV Solar Carport is a local demonstration of the expansive horizon GE envisions for renewable energy within the EV ecosystem developed by GE Energy Industrial ..."

Posted by Photonic News

News: World's largest solar boat to arrive in Brisbane

CNET Australia has an article mentioning: "... By Irene Mickaiel on May 27, 2011 The MS Tûranor PlanetSolar, the world's largest solar boat, is circumnavigating the globe and will arrive in Australia this weekend. According to PlanetSolar, it is attempting to break the world record by ..."

Posted by Photonic News

News: Fourth place finish gives PrISUm team future inspiration

Iowa State Daily has an article mentioning: "... Story Comments Print Create a hardcopy of this page Font Size: Default font size Larger font size Tweet Photo courtesy of PrISUm Solar Car Team PrISUm Posted: Wednesday, May 25, 2011 5:40 pm Updated: 11:36 am, Thu May 26, 2011. ..."

Posted by Photonic News

News: Solar-powered boat

Courier Mail has an article mentioning: "... Email Share Add to Digg Add to del.icio.us Add to Facebook Add to Kwoff Add to Myspace Add to Newsvine What are these? The world's largest solar-powered boat, the Turanor PlanetSolar. Source: Supplied IT'S not so much clean and green as clean and white. The world's largest solar-powered boat, the Turanor ..."

Posted by Photonic News

News: Largest solar yacht in the world arrives Australia

Sail World has an article mentioning: "... It has already made the fastest crossing of the Atlantic for a solar powered boat, and has made the longest distance of any solar electric vehicle. The multihull is home to four sailors during the round-the-world attempt, and can ..."

Posted by Photonic News

News: Energy prices will drop when we stop depending on other countries

Independent Publishing Group has an article mentioning: "... Some of the alternatives are messier than others and some have next to no infrastructure in place. If we're ever going to have a solar powered car, somebody first needs to invent the solar powered car. The technology involved in producing energy in alternative methods is still crude and in the ..."

Posted by Photonic News

Thursday, May 26, 2011

News: It's time the car companies went solar

EurActiv has an article mentioning: "... 2011 Tags electric car solar energy Abstract:  As the UK's first solar panel-assisted charge point for electric vehicles prepares to open , solar vehicle driver Louis Palmer argues that solar taxis could offer a cheaper and greener alternative to electric cars. Louis Palmer is a Swiss teacher who drove ..."

Posted by Photonic News

News: Students at PS 57 are growing so many 'green' pursuits, the school was awarded

SILive.com has an article mentioning: "... Students have even been invited to show the vehicle at a solar car race in Texas this summer. When the trike is not on display at "going green" expos across the city and beyond, it will be used at Eibs Pond. PS 57 ..."

Posted by Photonic News

News: $16 million Turanor PlanetSolar mega-yacht to visit Australia

Courier Mail has an article mentioning: "... Picture: PlanetSolar Source: Supplied THE world's largest solar boat, costing $16.7 million to build, will make a stopover in Australia this weekend. The Turanor PlanetSolar mega-yacht will dock at the Riverside Centre ..."

Posted by Photonic News

News: Deutsche Bank Spent Nearly €100 Million On Social Projects In 2010

Here Is The City has an article mentioning: "... As a principal partner of "Solar Impulse&rdquo, the Bank is supporting the first manned flight around the world in a solar-powered aircraft, providing funding and assistance through its global network of contacts in business and politics. This flight &ndash which does not require a single ..."

Posted by Photonic News

Wednesday, May 25, 2011

News: Physics challenge puts skills, versatility to the test

Folsom Telegraph has an article mentioning: "... The students used techniques she didn't learn until college. Featured projects included hovercrafts, a solar car, catapults, rockets, aerodynamics, sterling engines, parabolic solar steam electric power plants, telsa coils, bridges, index of refraction, ..."

Posted by Photonic News

News: Solar Airplane

Treehugger has an article mentioning: "... 3px; } Tweet Image: Solar Impulse As the biggest annual conference on European environmental policy convenes this week in Brussels, the solar airplane Solar Impulse HB-SIA features as the embodiment of the conference theme "Use Less and Live Better." After completing the first international flight ..."

Posted by Photonic News

News: World's largest sun powered yacht visit

My Sailing has an article mentioning: "... 25 May 2011 The world's largest solar boat, Turanor Planet Solar, will hold its first Australian stopover at Riverside Centre Pontoon, Brisbane on Sunday May 29 as part of its quest to become ..."

Posted by Photonic News

Tuesday, May 24, 2011

News: European experts gather for Green Week 2011 in Brussels

Siliconrepublic.com has an article mentioning: "... Solar-powered plane One of the highlights of Green Week 2011 will be a visit to Brussels Zaventem Airport to look at Solar Impulse , the first aircraft designed to fly ..."

Posted by Photonic News

Monday, May 23, 2011

News: Solar Cup High School Winners Rock Lake

EarthTechling has an article mentioning: "... by Susan DeFreitas, May 23rd, 2011 Who took top dog at Metropolitan?s 2011 Solar Cup ? the nation?s largest solar boat race ? in Southern California this year?  Savanna High School in Anaheim and Oak Park High School in Oak Park, whose vessels out-paced those of 40 ..."

Posted by Photonic News

News: Swiss solar aircraft

Montreal Gazette has an article mentioning: "... It holds the endurance and altitude records for a manned solar-powered aeroplane after staying aloft for 26 hours, 10 minutes and 19 seconds above Switzerland, flying at 9,235 metres (30,298 feet). The high-tech plane has since ..."

Posted by Photonic News

News: Forty High School Teams to Participate in Three-Day Solar-Powered Boat

Bradenton Herald has an article mentioning: "... Metropolitan Water District’s ninth annual Solar Cup™ is nation’s largest solar-powered boat competition and environmental education program What is ReadPlease? > Email Story > Printer Friendly Text Size: tool name close tool goes here On your ..."

Posted by Photonic News

News: Solar Plane Lands After Inaugural 12-Hour International Flight

Product Design & Development has an article mentioning: "... The single-seater prototype took off Friday morning and reached Brussels airport by nightfall. The solar-powered plane with the wingspan of a Boeing 777 made its 2009 maiden flight in Switzerland and further tests have all taken place there. (AP Photo/Yves Logghe) ..."

Posted by Photonic News

News: First solar plane lands in Brussels

Times of Malta has an article mentioning: "... The world's first solar plane nicknamed &lsquoSolar Impulse' has successfully completed its first international flight. After spending most of last week waiting for favorable ..."

Posted by Photonic News

News: Students' solar car a patchwork of bits and pieces

Daily Comet has an article mentioning: "... Not so much for the 15-foot-long solar-powered car garaged at Baton Rouge Magnet High School. The car's metal frame resembles a jungle gym. If not for the solar panels that sit like oversized luggage ..."

Posted by Photonic News

Sunday, May 22, 2011

News: Annual expo allows students to show off fun and functional projects

Corvallis Gazette Times has an article mentioning: "... One likely candidate is the OSU Solar Vehicle Team's three-wheeled car. Team members said the solar-powered car, which cost about $50,000 to build, has performed well during test runs around ..."

Posted by Photonic News

News: Swiss solar aircraft makes first international flight

Business Recorder has an article mentioning: "... User Rating: > / 0 Poor >Best  Friday, 13 May 2011 19:28 0 Comments >PAYERNE: Pioneering Swiss solar powered aircraft Solar Impulse ambled over Europe into Belgium on Friday on its first international flight, with the pilot reporting that everything was running ..."

Posted by Photonic News

Saturday, May 21, 2011

News: Swiss solar-powered aircraft

Bangkok Post has an article mentioning: "... Swiss solar-powered airplane the Solar Impulse is pictured after landing at Brussels Airport in Zaventem, May 13, 2011. The plane, operating fully on solar energy, completed its ..."

Posted by Photonic News

News: Solar Boats Raced On Lake By High Schoolers

EarthTechling has an article mentioning: "... by Susan DeFreitas, May 16th, 2011 In case you happened to miss the nation?s largest solar boat competition over this past weekend, let it be known that forty Southern California high school students took to the water for fame, glory and green ..."

Posted by Photonic News

News: Solar Powered Catamaran Offers Beach Fun

EarthTechling has an article mentioning: "... image via Jeffrey Greger Up to four people can enjoy a day on the water on this unique solar boat, either reclining on its hammock-style seating or on the platform, which houses the Li-ion batteries, motor, and associated electronics. image via ..."

Posted by Photonic News

News: SMK Tatau wins Solar Car

The Borneo Post has an article mentioning: "... left) Bryan Marshall, Mohamad Hairol, Chew Pan Soon and Sim Ricson from SMK Tatau, Bintulu, in a jovial mood as they proudly display their solar car which came out tops in the ‘State Level Science and Technology Carnival 2011'. â€" Photo by Othman Ishak u Story on Page 9 SIBU: Learning from ..."

Posted by Photonic News

Friday, May 20, 2011

News: Students participate in UNI Energy Olympics

Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier has an article mentioning: "... In an all-North Winn Schools finals Haley Selness, left, took the honors by defeating Shelby White, right, in the championship round of the solar car races during an event held at the Center for Energy and Environmental Education at the University of Northern Iowa in Cedar Falls, Iowa Wednesday, May ..."

Posted by Photonic News

News: Solar-powered plane's first international flight

CNET Australia has an article mentioning: "... By CNET Staff, and AAP on May 16, 2011 Pioneering Swiss solar-powered aircraft Solar Impulse has landed in Brussels after its first international flight, 13 hours after it took off from Switzerland. Solar Impulse's HB-SIA flying ..."

Posted by Photonic News

News: Carmanah Reports First Quarter 2011 Results and Announces Resignation of CEO

Benzinga has an article mentioning: "... quarter of 2011: Signals * On January 6, 2011, Carmanah announced that the ADB/Carmanah team has been awarded a $0.5 million project for solar powered aviation lights at a forward operating base in Afghanistan. Illumination * On January 19, 2011, the Company announced the launch of the EG300 series ..."

Posted by Photonic News

News: Solar Plane - Solar Impulse - Completes 1st International Flight

CleanTechnica has an article mentioning: "... View Comments May 20, 2011 in Aviation Clean Energy Solar Energy Transportation Tech We?ve covered the birth and growth of this completely solar-powered plane from Switzerland, the Solar Impulse, here on CleanTechnica . The most recent news is that the plane had made its first international flight. ?After a ..."

Posted by Photonic News

News: Oak Park High students take awards in Solar Cup

Ventura County Star has an article mentioning: "... in Oak Park recently entered a 13-student team into a regional science competition called Solar Cup, in which students build and race a solar-powered boat. The students' hard work paid off. Their boat, the S.S. Eagle, captured the first-place award in the Rookie Division at the ninth annual Solar Cup ..."

Posted by Photonic News

News: Teens from juvenile probation camp learn life lessons at Solar Cup boat race

Los Angeles Times has an article mentioning: "... Young men from Camp David Gonzales build a solar-powered boat to compete against other Southern California students' vessels in the Metropolitan Water District's 9th annual Solar Cup. Tweet (3) Three young men ..."

Posted by Photonic News

News: Long Beach Poly Students Take 2nd Place at Nation's Largest Solar Cup Competition

LBPOST.com has an article mentioning: "... ADVERTISEMENT Beach Poly High School placed second overall and winning a number of individual category awards at a Southern California solar-powered boat race last weekend. The group of 15 students were pitted against 40 other teams from cities located within the Metropolitan Water District's service ..."

Posted by Photonic News

News: Solar-Powered Plane Making First International Flight

Yeshiva World News has an article mentioning: "... Friday, May 13th, 2011) >A solar-powered airplane was making its first international flight Friday, a 12-hour, 370-mile journey from Switzerland to Belgium. Pilot André Borschberg left the ..."

Posted by Photonic News

Thursday, May 19, 2011

News: Schools compete in the Inland Empire Solar Challenge

Highland Community News has an article mentioning: "... Published: Wednesday, May 18, 2011 8:23 AM CDT Last weekend, students from seven High Schools competed in a three-day solar boat race at Yucaipa Regional Park. The competition is based on cumulative points in five categories, technical reports, qualifying with and without solar ..."

Posted by Photonic News

News: It's official: Solar Impulse first international flight stands for Friday

ExplorersWeb has an article mentioning: "... Taking off from Payerne airfield (Switzerland), the solar airplane of Bertrand Piccard and André Borschberg will attempt to reach Brussels Airport, landing there at around 21:00 hours (UTC +2). The prototype, piloted ..."

Posted by Photonic News

News: Solar Impulse Airborne and on it's way to Brussels

ATC Network has an article mentioning: "... Taking off from Payerne airfield (Switzerland), the solar airplane of Bertrand Piccard and André Borschberg will attempt to reach Brussels Airport, landing there at around 21:00 hours (UTC +2). The prototype, piloted ..."

Posted by Photonic News

News: Solar Impulse on track to international landing

ExplorersWeb has an article mentioning: "... Image by www.solarimpulse.com LINKS Solarimpulse.com Official press release Previous - Solar Impulse: Manned solar plane for maiden flight Friday Update: Solar Impulse bags international landing  EMAIL   PRINT   SHARE   TEXT Posted: May 13, 2011 02:23 pm EDT (Tina ..."

Posted by Photonic News

News: Video: Solar Airplane's

Wired News has an article mentioning: "... He flew at an average altitude of 6,000 feet and an average speed of 27 knots (31 mph). No one, least of all Borschberg, expects solar aircraft, or even electric aircraft, to supplant airliners. The point of the project is to open people?s eyes, and minds, to new possibilities. ?The objective ..."

Posted by Photonic News

News: Solar Plane Completes World's First International Flight

Care2.com has an article mentioning: "... See the Solar Impulse land in Brussels: >Beyond the challenging goal of flying a solar airplane around the world, the Solar Impulse has a social mission -- to promote the maximum use of renewable energies in order to safeguard the sustainability ..."

Posted by Photonic News

News: Swiss solar plane

BigPond News has an article mentioning: "... Sunday, May 15, 2011 » 09:05am LIVE News: Watch it now A Swiss solar-powered aircraft has landed in Brussels after a 13 hour flight from Switzerland. LATEST MOST POPULAR 06:39 AM Endeavour arrives at space station 05:27 AM NBN ..."

Posted by Photonic News

News: Solar Impulse completes flight to Brussels, plans to take on the world

Flightglobal has an article mentioning: "... By Kerry Reals Solar Impulse is basking in the success of the first international flight of its solar-powered aircraft, and aims to operate either a transatlantic or round-the-world flight with an upgraded version of the prototype in 2014. The company's HB-SIA ..."

Posted by Photonic News

News: Solar Powered Solar Pulse Plane Takes Flight

EarthTechling has an article mentioning: "... by Aaron Colter, May 18th, 2011 A solar powered airplane dubbed the Solar Pulse recently completed its first international flight, traveling from Switzerland to Belgium, using only the energy from the sun?s ..."

Posted by Photonic News

News: Solar powered flights: the future of aviation?

The Ecologist has an article mentioning: "... Valentina Jovanovski 19th May, 2011 Last Friday saw the successful completion of the world's first international solar-powered flight. But, asks Valentina Jovanovski, will this innovation really change the face of air travel or is it just another white elephant? On Friday 13th May, a ..."

Posted by Photonic News

Wednesday, May 18, 2011

News: ISU solar car

Radio Iowa has an article mentioning: "... solar car on the road across Iowa Home Sports Radio Stations Audio Archives Contact O.Kay?s Blog Subscribe Radio Iowa Iowa's Radio News Network I.S.U. solar car ..."

Posted by Photonic News

News: Electric Racer to Charge Through Dakar

Wired News has an article mentioning: "... The team is working with the Dutch firm All Green Vehicles and Technical University of Delft ? which fields one hell of a solar-car team ? to modify a McRae ProDakar buggy. It will feature a lithium-ion battery and a 200-kilowatt (268-horsepower) electric motor. That may not sound ..."

Posted by Photonic News

News: Solar cars race across Alberta in preparation for Australia

Gauntlet has an article mentioning: "... Andrea Rojas Entertainment Editor May 12, 2011 Print this story Solar car team test drives car before taking off on their Alberta wide tour. Credit: Aly Gulamhusein   ADVERTISMENT ADVERTISMENT I f you happen to see an ..."

Posted by Photonic News

News: Around the world by solar rays

New Zealand Herald has an article mentioning: "... Photo / Supplied A solar-powered vessel bearing a striking resemblance to Star Trek 's Starship Enterprise has spent the past few weeks cruising around the South Pacific. The ..."

Posted by Photonic News

News: 13/05/2011Swiss solar aircraft makes first international flight

Expatica Switzerland has an article mentioning: "... solar aircraft makes first international flight Swiss news | Expatica Switzerland Sign in Register Wed, 18 May 2011 >Twitter >LinkedIn >Facebook >Flickr Jobs Housing ..."

Posted by Photonic News

News: Solar Powered Yacht's World Record Attempt

Energy Matters has an article mentioning: "... hands.  > But Planet Solar's "Turanor," has done just that, passing the halfway mark of its record-breaking attempt to be the first fully solar-powered vessel to sail around the world, covering 27,780 kilometers nautical miles in 200 days. A parade of 25 ships welcomed the Turanor into harbour at Noumea, New ..."

Posted by Photonic News

News: Lake Skinner: Sun-powered boats scoot along water at Solar Cup

Press-Enterprise has an article mentioning: "... That didn't bother the dozens of high school students on 40 teams from throughout Southern California that showed up for the sun-powered boat races. The competition went on as 36 teams that qualified on Friday took part in Saturday's endurance race, with each squad running two heats on the ..."

Posted by Photonic News

News: LAKE SKINNER: High schools compete in Solar Cup

North County Times has an article mentioning: "... Size: Default font size Larger font size Ryan McKendry, 18, of Elsinore High School drives his team's boat in the Solar Cup, a 200-meter solar-powered boat competition, Sunday at Lake Skinner. (Photo by Jamie Scott Lytle - Staff Photographer) Loading&hellip It's never entirely smooth sailing at the annual ..."

Posted by Photonic News

News: 46 solar boats competed in 2011 Solar Cup

Clean Energy Authority has an article mentioning: "... saw 46 regional high schools compete in the ninth annual Solar Cup challenge, The competition challenges high schoolers to build and race solar-powered boats on Metropolitan's Lake Skinner reservoir. The competition is funded by the water district to raise awareness of both solar power and water ..."

Posted by Photonic News

News: Solar-powered plane's international flight makes history

domain-B has an article mentioning: "... news 14 May 2011 Solar Impulse, a completely solar-powered airplane that has been setting new standards for what the technology can achieve, completed the world's first international manned solar-powered flight when it ..."

Posted by Photonic News

Tuesday, May 17, 2011

News: Temecula Schools Place Eighth in Solar Cup

Patch.com has an article mentioning: "... California Add your photos & videos Share Tweet Email Print Start Following Submit a tip Temecula high schools took eighth place in a solar-powered boat race at Lake Skinner. The race, called the “ Solar Cup ,” started Saturday and ended Sunday and included two phases: a 1-mile endurance race when ..."

Posted by Photonic News

News: Murrieta Mesa Places 13th in Solar Cup

Patch.com has an article mentioning: "... Share Tweet Email Print Start Following Submit a tip Out of 40 competing high schools, Murrieta Mesa High School took 13th place in a solar-powered boat race at Lake Skinner. The race, called the “ Solar Cup ,” started Friday and ended Sunday and included two phases: a 1-mile endurance race when ..."

Posted by Photonic News

News: Swiss solar aircraft make first international flight

Sydney Morning Herald has an article mentioning: "... May 13, 2011 Pioneering Swiss solar-powered aircraft Solar Impulse ambled over Europe on Friday on its first international flight, with its developers reporting no problems. "Everything is going fine," ..."

Posted by Photonic News

News: Solar-powered plane makes maiden flight

The Voice of Russia has an article mentioning: "... Tags: News World solar plane Society May 13, 2011 14:10 Moscow Time Solar plane. Photo: EPA Pioneer Swiss solar-powered aircraft Solar Impulse took off from Switzerland on Friday ..."

Posted by Photonic News

News: Switzerland Solar Impulse Pictures

Monsters and Critics.com has an article mentioning: "... Solar-powered aircraft Solar Impulse, the zero fuel airplane, attempt today its first international flight to Brussels. The Solar Impulse project aims to circumnavigate the ..."

Posted by Photonic News

News: Swiss Solar Aircraft Takes Off On First International Flight

Discovery News has an article mentioning: "... May 13, 2011 -- Pioneering Swiss solar-powered aircraft Solar Impulse, which holds a 26-hour record for flight duration, took off from Switzerland on Friday on its first international flight to Belgium. The ..."

Posted by Photonic News

News: Sun-powered plane takes off

euronews has an article mentioning: "... 13/05 15:13 CET Aeronautical industry Environmental protection Renewable energies Switzerland world news The world?s first international solar-powered flight is underway. The plane, Solar Impulse took off from Payerne in Switzerland and is expected to land in Brussels at 9pm Friday. The high-tech aircraft ..."

Posted by Photonic News

News: Solar plane makes first international flight

Arab News has an article mentioning: "... Swiss solar powered aircraft Solar Impulse takes off from Payerne airbase, Switzerland, on its first international flight on Friday. (AP) By ASSOCIATED PRESS Published: May 13, ..."

Posted by Photonic News

News: Solar aircraft takes international trip, preps for round-the-world flight

Network World has an article mentioning: "... Comment Print The single seat, solar powered aircraft known as Solar Impulse will today land in Belgium after taking 12 hours to fly 480 kilometers (300 miles)  from western Switzerland to Brussels ..."

Posted by Photonic News

News: 13/05/2011Swiss solar-powered aircraft

Expatica Belguim has an article mentioning: "... solar-powered aircraft lands in Brussels Belgian news | Expatica Belgium Sign in Register Tue, 17 May 2011 >Twitter >LinkedIn >Facebook >Flickr Jobs Housing Classifieds A-Z ..."

Posted by Photonic News

Monday, May 16, 2011

News: Swiss solar-powered plane ends 13-hour journey in Brussels

Bellingham Herald has an article mentioning: "... A solar-powered aircraft landed in Brussels on Friday night after completing a 13-hour maiden international voyage from western Switzerland. The Solar Impulse, a project of ..."

Posted by Photonic News

News: Swiss solar-power plane lands in Brussels

Sydney Morning Herald has an article mentioning: "... May 14, 2011 AFP Pioneering Swiss solar-powered aircraft Solar Impulse has landed in Brussels after its first international flight, 13 hours after it took off from Switzerland. "This is wonderful," said ..."

Posted by Photonic News

News: Solar plane makes 13-hour flight

Ottawa Citizen has an article mentioning: "... World's first international air trip powered by the sun Reuters May 14, 2011 Story Photos ( 1 ) The Swiss record-setting solar powered aircraft Solar Impulse takes off from Payerne airbase in western Switzerland. It landed at Brussels airport 13 hours later, completing the world's first ..."

Posted by Photonic News

News: Solar plane set to try first international flight

CBS News has an article mentioning: "... An experimental solar-powered plane has landed safely after completing its first 24-hour test flight. The record feat brings it one step closer to the makers' ultimate aim of circling ..."

Posted by Photonic News

News: Solar plane lands in Brussels

BigPond News has an article mentioning: "... Sunday, May 15, 2011 » 12:35pm LIVE News: Watch it now A Swiss solar-powered aircraft has landed in Brussels after a 13 hour flight from Switzerland. LATEST MOST POPULAR 07:44 PM Inquest recalls NZ earthquake pain 07:43 PM Detained ..."

Posted by Photonic News

News: Green high-tech soared into view with first international flight

DigitalJournal.com has an article mentioning: "... Last summer's flight set endurance and altitude records for a human-piloted, solar-powered aircraft after the Solar Impulse flew 26 hours, 10 minutes and 19 seconds, at an altitude of 9,235 meters (30,298 feet). After that, this high-tech green ..."

Posted by Photonic News

News: Solar plane's first international flight a success

Gizmag has an article mentioning: "... After spending most of last week on standby waiting for favorable weather conditions, the Swiss solar powered aircraft made the run from Payerne to Brussels on Friday May 13 in a flight that lasted 12 hours 59 minutes. Hats-off to the Solar Impulse team! Solar Impulse ..."

Posted by Photonic News

News: Video: solar-powered plane

SmartPlanet.com has an article mentioning: "... Nguyen | May 16, 2011, 2:05 AM PDT The Solar Impulse has become the first solar-powered aircraft to complete an international flight ? a feat that moves it one step closer towards the eventual goal of making a trip around the world without gas. On ..."

Posted by Photonic News

Sunday, May 15, 2011

News: Solar-powered plane in flight over Europe

Windsor Star has an article mentioning: "... Experimental no-emissions craft Agence France-Presse May 14, 2011 Pioneering Swiss solar-powered aircraft Solar Impulse ambled over Europe into Belgium on Friday on its first international flight, with the pilot reporting that everything was running ..."

Posted by Photonic News

News: Science and Tech roundup: Ocean of magma on Io, possible cystic fibrosis cure

The Philippine Online Chronicles has an article mentioning: "... Solar-powered plane ready for take-off Solar-powered airplane Solar Impulse will t ake its first intern ational flight from Switzerland to Brussels today. The zero-fuel ..."

Posted by Photonic News

News: Solar Powered Airplane

Wired has an article mentioning: "... After spending some time in the European Union capital, HB-SIA will be flown to Paris next month for the Paris Air Show. The solar powered airplane, which can fly at night on battery power, has a wingspan of more than 208 feet. The wingspan of a Boeing 747-400 is 211 feet. But unlike the 747 which ..."

Posted by Photonic News

News: Solar Pulse Aircraft Makes First International Flight

RedOrbit has an article mentioning: "... Posted on: Friday, 13 May 2011, 11:15 CDT Solar Impulse HB-SIA, the first Swiss solar-powered aircraft, once again took flight this week, but this time on an international journey from Switzerland to Belgium. In 2010 the experimental emissions-free ..."

Posted by Photonic News

News: Solar plane makes maiden international flight

Buenos Aires Herald has an article mentioning: "... Solar-powered airplane, the Solar Impulse, is pictured in flight before landing at Brussels Airport, in Zaventem. A solar energy plane made the world's first international ..."

Posted by Photonic News

News: ONLY AT montrealgazette.com

Montreal Gazette has an article mentioning: "... share your news: Send us news tips, photos and video; share your news: Send us news tips, photos and video Postmedia News May 14, 2011 SOLAR PLANE COMPLETES MAIDEN VOYAGE Solar Impulse, a solar-powered airplane, flew from Payerne, Switzerland to Brussels, Belgium on Friday evening. It was the ..."

Posted by Photonic News

News: Swiss solar-powered aircraft lands in Brussels

Taipei Times has an article mentioning: "... Photo: Reuters 1 2 Pioneering Swiss solar-powered aircraft Solar Impulse landed in Brussels on Friday after completing its first international flight, 13 hours after it took off from Switzerland. “I captured ..."

Posted by Photonic News

News: Solar Plane Successfully Completes Maiden International Flight

GreenAnswers has an article mentioning: "... By Siddha Hover on Sat, 05/14/2011 - 7:23pm The Swiss solar-powered plane, Solar Impulse HB-SIA, completed its first international flight Friday morning, leaving the Payerne military airfield in Switzerland at 8:40 am local ..."

Posted by Photonic News

Saturday, May 14, 2011

News: Swiss pilot undertakes first international solar-powered flight

Deutsche Welle has an article mentioning: "... On Friday morning, the Swiss pilot and entrepeneur André Borschberg took off on his first international flight of his solar-powered plane, the Solar Impulse. He departed from an airbase in Payerne, Switzerland, in the country's northwest near the French border, and headed for Brussels, ..."

Posted by Photonic News

News: VIDEO: Solar plane's first international flight

BBC News has an article mentioning: "... News - Solar plane's first international flight British Broadcasting Corporation Home Accessibility links Skip to content Skip to local navigation Skip to bbc.co.uk ..."

Posted by Photonic News

News: Solar Plane Impulse maiden International flight gets underway

Product Reviews has an article mentioning: "... By: Chris Maugham | May 13, 2011 More In: Alternative News We first brought you news of the Solar Impulse solar plane last year when we reported of its success on its first 24 hour test flight . Back then we also reported its main aim was to fly across the Atlantic. ..."

Posted by Photonic News

News: Solar plane takes off for first international flight

Telegraph.co.uk has an article mentioning: "... A team of Swiss adventurers took their solar-powered plane on its first international flight on Friday, a 370-mile journey from a small airfield in Switzerland to Brussels airport in Belgium. The flight can be ..."

Posted by Photonic News

News: Solar Impulse Plane Finishes First Solar-Powered International Flight

HULIQ has an article mentioning: "... Submitted by Stacey Doyle on 2011-05-14 In a history-making moment early this morning, Solar Impulse became the first solar-powered plane to complete an international flight from its Switzerland home to Brussels without the need for fuel. Share Green history was made this morning when ..."

Posted by Photonic News

News: World briefs

STLtoday.com has an article mentioning: "... Solar-powered plane ends 13-hour flight • A solar-powered aircraft landed in Brussels on Friday night after completing a 13-hour maiden international voyage from ..."

Posted by Photonic News

News: Solar-power plane completes international voyage

The Voice of Russia has an article mentioning: "... Tags: News solar plane Society World May 14, 2011 10:50 Moscow Time Photo: EPA The first solar-powered plane has successfully completed its first international voyage. The ..."

Posted by Photonic News

News: The world in brief

NWAOnline has an article mentioning: "... Swiss solar plane lands in Brussels BRUSSELS - A solar-powered plane landed in Brussels on Friday evening after a 12-hour flight from Switzerland, the futuristic ..."

Posted by Photonic News

News: Solar-powered aircraft goes international

Calgary Herald has an article mentioning: "... Swiss plane lands safely in Brussels Agence France-Presse May 14, 2011 Story Photos ( 1 ) The Swiss solar-powered aircraft Solar Impulse takes off from Payerne airbase Friday at the beginning of its first international flight, which ended safely in Brussels. Photograph by: ..."

Posted by Photonic News

News: news briefs

Worcester Telegram has an article mentioning: "... Mubarak had in the last decade become known as a powerful mover in Egyptian politics. Solar plane lands after 1st international flight BRUSSELS — A solar-powered plane landed in Brussels on Friday evening after a 12-hour flight from Switzerland, ..."

Posted by Photonic News

Friday, May 13, 2011

News: Solar Impulse takes off for first international flight

Ubergizmo has an article mentioning: "... By Edwin Kee - 05/13/2011 10:03 PDT >We did take a look at the Solar Impulse earlier this month , and it is now official ? the solar-powered aircraft has taken to the skies for its maiden international flight from Switzerland to Belgium. The aircraft already holds a 26-hour record for flight ..."

Posted by Photonic News

News: Solar Plane Makes First International Flight While Streaming Live Video

Treehugger has an article mentioning: "... fb-like { margin-top: 3px; } Tweet Screen capture of SolarImpulse.com Soaring Solar > Thanks to favorable weather, the SolarImpulse solar-powered plane is attempting the first international flight powered by only the sun. "Taking off from Payerne airfield (Switzerland), the solar airplane of Bertrand ..."

Posted by Photonic News

News: Swiss solar plane lands in Brussels after first international flight

The Canadian Press has an article mentioning: "... By The Associated Press &ndash 1 hour ago BRUSSELS — A solar-powered plane landed in Brussels on Friday evening after a 12-hour flight from Switzerland, the futuristic aircraft's first international sortie. The Solar Impulse ..."

Posted by Photonic News

News: Solar plane lands after 1st international flight

CBS MoneyWatch.com has an article mentioning: "... The single-seater prototype took off Friday morning and is expected to reach Brussels airport by nightfall. The solar-powered plane with the wingspan of a Boeing 777 made its 2009 maiden flight in Switzerland and further tests have all taken place there. (AP Photo/Keystone, Laurent ..."

Posted by Photonic News

News: Solar-power airplane flying from Switzerland to Belgium

International Business Times has an article mentioning: "... Article Tweet Rate this Story +1 0 Print Email Order Reprints Text Size May 13, 2011 4:44 PM EDT The Swiss solar-powered aircraft Solar Impulse made its first international voyage on Friday, flying from Switzerland to Belgium. The aircraft started off at an airfield at Payerne in ..."

Posted by Photonic News

News: Solar plane takes off for 1st international flight

Boston Globe has an article mentioning: "... The single-seater prototype took off Friday morning and is expected to reach Brussels airport by nightfall. The solar-powered plane with the wingspan of a Boeing 777 made its 2009 maiden flight in Switzerland and further tests have all taken place there. (AP Photo/Keystone, Laurent ..."

Posted by Photonic News

News: Solar plane takes off

News24 has an article mentioning: "... 2011-05-13 12:36 The solar powered aircraft Solar Impulse, steered by test pilot Markus Scherdel, is silhouetted by the sun during its maiden flight at the military airport in Payerne, ..."

Posted by Photonic News

News: Swiss solar plane takes off on first international flight to Belgium, France

Washington Post has an article mentioning: "... Text Size Print E-mail Reprints By Associated Press, GENEVA &mdash A team of Swiss adventurers took their solar-powered plane on its first international flight Friday, a 370-mile (600-kilometer) leap from a small airfield in Switzerland to Brussels airport in Belgium. The ..."

Posted by Photonic News

News: Solar Impulse sets off on first international flight

Business Green has an article mentioning: "... By BusinessGreen staff 13 May 2011 More from this author Be the first to comment Print Send Save Share Digg Tweet Solar Impulse, the solar-powered plane developed in Switzerland, has set off on its first international journey just over a year after its first flight , and is aiming to land in Brussels ..."

Posted by Photonic News

News: Third graders gather for real life lessons in Going Green

Jacksonville Journal Courier has an article mentioning: "... ADvantage Home News Print Story E-Mail Story | Font Size enlarge Robert Leistra Students from Principia College in Elsah demonstrate their solar-powered car to third-graders Thursday at the Morgan County Fairground .buttons-div{ padding: 5px; } Share Most Viewed Stories Ill. House votes to cut education ..."

Posted by Photonic News

Thursday, May 12, 2011

News: Follow solar powered aircraft's first international flight via smart phone and net

The Independent has an article mentioning: "... The solar powered plane was developed in Switzerland and in 2010 achieved the world's first manned 26 hour solar flight under the controls of pilot André Borschberg. Since ..."

Posted by Photonic News

News: Tomorrow Solar Impulse airplane will fly to Brussels

AVIONEWS has an article mentioning: "... Taking off from Payerne airfield (Switzerland), the solar airplane of Bertrand Piccard and André Borschberg will attempt to reach Brussels Airport, landing there at around 21:00 hours (UTC +2). > The prototype, ..."

Posted by Photonic News

News: Car exhibit makes space for solar power racer

Your Ottawa Region has an article mentioning: "... The completely solar-powered car can reach a speed of 110 km per hour and when fully charged can run for close to two hours in the dark. Curator of the transportation collection and ..."

Posted by Photonic News

News: Solar powered plane

The Independent has an article mentioning: "... Piloted by André Borschberg the solar-powered plane will take off from Switzerland and fly to Brussels. Members of the public can track the flight live via www.solarimpulse.com  or via the IOS app which ..."

Posted by Photonic News

Wednesday, May 11, 2011

News: 40 Teams Compete in Largest Solar Boat

EV World has an article mentioning: "... The nation's largest solar-powered boat competition launches this Friday, May 13 as 40 teams of high school students from throughout Southern California gather in southwest Riverside County ..."

Posted by Photonic News

News: Solar Plane

ThirdAge has an article mentioning: "... April 28, 2011 4:51 PM >By Stephanie Sajor A solar plane is getting ready for its first international flight to take place between Switzerland, Belgium and France. The Associated Press reports that the ..."

Posted by Photonic News

News: Students compete in solar car

Coldwater Daily Reporter has an article mentioning: "... Zoom Photos Courtesy photo Siefken's concept of solar cars in the future. Yellow Pages Find whatever you're looking for >with Totally Local Yellow Pages Search provided by local.com Featured Business » ..."

Posted by Photonic News

News: Solar-powered Race Cars

IT Business Net has an article mentioning: "... The exhibition of the future at the old Brickyard was just the latest of many ongoing events that drive breaking technology for solar cars. Awards were given to teams for excellence in electrical and mechanical engineering, sportsmanship and teamwork. "Solar car racing is not ..."

Posted by Photonic News

News: SAN JACINTO VALLEY: Two teams to compete in Solar Cup

InlandSoCal.com has an article mentioning: "... are among 40 high school teams from throughout Southern California that are participating in Metropolitan Water District's Solar Cup, a solar-powered boat competition, scheduled Friday through Sunday at Lake Skinner near Temecula. West Valley High School is back in the race with a 14-member rookie team, ..."

Posted by Photonic News

News: Bike event helps families in need

Bloomington Pantagraph has an article mentioning: "... ISU solar car team wins second place NORMAL - Illinois State University's Team Mercury placed second in the Formula Sun Grand Prix track race at the Indianapolis ..."

Posted by Photonic News

Tuesday, May 10, 2011

News: U of M team wins 2011 Formula Sun Grand Prix

Finance and Commerce has an article mentioning: "... Posted: 7:09 am Tue, May 10, 2011 > By Chris Newmarker A team from the University of Minnesota won first place over the weekend at a solar car race at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. A total of 10 teams competed in the race. (Submitted photo) A team of University of Minnesota science and ..."

Posted by Photonic News

News: Running on sunshine

reddeeradvocate.com has an article mentioning: "... face and it works pretty well sometimes.” Madamesila is part of the University of Calgary's solar team, which designed and built the sleek solar car over two years. The third-generation 160-kg (353-pound) car is on the road prepping for the World Solar Challenge in Australia in October. At a pit ..."

Posted by Photonic News

News: PlanetSolar passes halfway point

Maritime propulsion has an article mentioning: "... On 13th January 2011 she docked in Panama City being first solar boat to have passed through the 80 km long Panama Canal. The next stage of the circumnavigation was the Pacific Ocean segment with first stop the Galapagos ..."

Posted by Photonic News

News: Impulse Solar Car

Inhabitat has an article mentioning: "... under: automotive Green Transportation Solar Power Engineering students at Berkeley have spent thousands of hours building the new Impulse Solar Car , which will compete in the 1800-mile World Solar Challenge across Australia in October. The design still needs some refinement in terms of ..."

Posted by Photonic News

Monday, May 9, 2011

News: Project Icarus: An Interstellar Mission Timeline

Discovery News has an article mentioning: "... This move also brings the spacecraft very close to the sun, which gives us an opportunity to use a solar sail to either supplement the main engine, or to assist in trajectory insertion. Interstellar Operations The Icarus may suffer malfunctions that would need ..."

Posted by Photonic News

News: Anthelion shows its speed and races to fourth in Formula Sun Grand Prix

Ames Tribune has an article mentioning: "... On the third and final day of this year's Formula Sun Grand Prix for student-designed and student-built solar cars, Iowa State University's Team PrISUm raced for another 156 laps around a nearly one-mile section of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway's road ..."

Posted by Photonic News

News: Dreaming of a solar car

Minneapolis Star Tribune has an article mentioning: "... Photo courtesy of the University of Minnesota Solar Vehicle Project Team Cenaurus II, the team's ninth solar car, completed 569 laps (512.1 miles) in > three days and 23 hours -- 39 more laps than the second ..."

Posted by Photonic News

News: U of M Solar Car Wins at Brickyard Speedway

FOX 9 News has an article mentioning: "... Us Work for Us DTV Change Public File Privacy Policy Terms of Advertise Twitter Captioning Childrens Home News The University of Minnesota Solar Vehicle Project team with their championship whip, Centaurus II. Regular Photo Size Minnesota News 3rd Straight Year of Unpaid Time Off&hellip For the third ..."

Posted by Photonic News

Saturday, May 7, 2011

News: U of C unveils lighter, faster solar car

Calgary Herald has an article mentioning: "... On Friday, the University of Calgary's Solar Team unveiled the Schulich Axiom 2, a revamped version of their original award-winning solar vehicle. The "spaceship-like" model sports all-new solar cells, a redesigned seat, a much more aerodynamic body and weighs 160 kilograms -about 112 kilograms ..."

Posted by Photonic News

News: Family of 9 uses solar powered bike

abc7.com has an article mentioning: "... Tags: environment technology pasadena you've got to see this! elex michaelson Comment Now Email Print Report a typo Recently Published A solar powered bike for a family of nine Comment Now Share Horse jumps into crowd at Australia racetrack Comment Now Share Swiss daredevil calls off Grand Canyon flight ..."

Posted by Photonic News

News: Swiss Solar Plane: Solar Impulse Flew Its First International Flight

CrazyEngineers VoiCE has an article mentioning: "... Green will now be the color of aircrafts too. A few days back on May 2, this year a solar powered aircraft named ‘Solar Impulse', flew from Swiss military airfield at Payerne to Brussels. The plane is made extremely light weight. Very minute care is ..."

Posted by Photonic News

News: Solar plane prepped for first international flight

The Seattle Times has an article mentioning: "... A team of Swiss adventurers are preparing their solar-powered plane for its first international flight next month. The Associated Press PREV  of  NEXT CHRISTIAN HARTMANN / AFP/GETTY IMAGES The Solar Impulse, on its ..."

Posted by Photonic News

Friday, May 6, 2011

News: Sun-driven and Australia-bound

UC Berkeley has an article mentioning: "... A year-and-a-half in the making, a sleek vehicle called Impulse was unveiled at Cal Day and is on track to compete in the world's premier solar car race this October. Behind the effort is the 73-member crew of CalSol , the campus's student-run solar vehicle team. Displaying a startup-worthy work ..."

Posted by Photonic News

News: WMU solar race car Sunseeker part of three-day race at Indianapolis Speedway

MLive.com has an article mentioning: "... INDIANAPOLIS ? Perhaps best known for participating in a cross-country race fueled by the sun, Western Michigan University solar car Sunseeker is in a track race that started today at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and will go on for two more days. WMU's Sunseeker is taking part in ..."

Posted by Photonic News

News: Festival at Wissahickon Charter School combines education, fun and green ideas

Newsworks.org has an article mentioning: "... You forget these basic things when you live in the city. Caprice Nolan, 7, plays with the solar cars at the WCS Festival. (Yara Simon/for NewsWorks) Caprice Nolan, 7, plays with the solar cars at the WCS Festival. (Yara Simon/for NewsWorks) At the ..."

Posted by Photonic News

News: World's largest solar boat-a rocky ride but almost across the Pacific

Sail World has an article mentioning: "... Click Here to view large photo Tûranor PlanetSolar, the largest solar powered boat in the world is on its way to set a round-the-world record that will promote the use of sustainable energy. PlanetSolar - it's not always calm ..."

Posted by Photonic News

Thursday, May 5, 2011

News: World's largest solar boat-a rocky ride but almost across the Pacific.

Sail World has an article mentioning: "... Click Here to view large photo Tûranor PlanetSolar, the largest solar powered boat in the world is on its way to set a round-the-world record that will promote the use of sustainable energy. PlanetSolar - it's not always calm ..."

Posted by Photonic News

News: Carmanah illuminates airport in Angola

World Interior Design Network has an article mentioning: "... Published: 05-May-2011 Canada-based lighting company Carmanah Technologies has provided solar powered aviation lights for deployment at an airport in the Republic of Angola. Suppliers to this sector CMD Ltd Twin Design Bene PLC Barrisol - Normalu SAS Inside Out ..."

Posted by Photonic News

News: Flying the Sunny Skies: Solar-Powered Plane

Discover Magazine has an article mentioning: "... adventurer and around-the-world ballooning enthusiast Bertrand Piccard, he and his team were celebrating their first test flight of their solar-powered plane in December. However, those tests were really just ?flea hop? tests to get the plane a couple feet off the ground. This time, though, Solar Impulse ..."

Posted by Photonic News

Tuesday, May 3, 2011

News: ISU students to compete in national solar car race

Bloomington Pantagraph has an article mentioning: "... weeks before the Indianapolis 500 brings throngs of fans to that city's speedway, Illinois State University students are competing in a solar-powered car race at the same site. Team Mercury members will race against 10 other U.S. campus teams in The Formula Sun Grand Prix. "We're actually racing on a ..."

Posted by Photonic News

Monday, May 2, 2011

News: Solar Impulse Plane soaring to new heights

Mobile Magazine has an article mentioning: "... Solar Impulse , a program based out of Switzerland aims to fly around the world in a solar plane. Their next big step is an international flight from Payerne Switzerland to Brussels Belgium, a 500 km soar. The carbon fiber Solar Impulse ..."

Posted by Photonic News

News: ISU students racing solar car

Radio Iowa has an article mentioning: "... 2, 2011 in Education Environment & Conservation Human Interest Iowa State students are in Indiana today at the Indianapolis Speedway with their solar car for the Formula Sun Grand Prix. This race is a companion to the cross country solar race. Solar car team member Even Stumpges, says they are excited ..."

Posted by Photonic News

News: Solar Impulse airplane takes to the international skies

Ubergizmo has an article mentioning: "... This is where Solar Impulse HB-SIA comes in. The solar-powered aircraft is capable of cruising at top speeds of 70km/h while staying over 27,900 feet in the air. Because it purely relies on solar power, the designers ..."

Posted by Photonic News

News: Students will see solar power in motion

Drayton Valley Western Review has an article mentioning: "... Exploration with solar powered cars is becoming a reality for future drivers and The Schulich School of Engineering, University of Calgary is already on board. The school is currently ..."

Posted by Photonic News

News: Solar Impulse prototype HBSIA (Photo: Solar Impulse)

Gizmag has an article mentioning: "... lar-powered plane ready for first international flight - Image 1 of 6 >Subscribe to Gizmag's RSS feed >Follow Gizmag on Twitter Check out the highlights from Auto ..."

Posted by Photonic News

News: Solar-powered plane

Gizmag has an article mentioning: "... Brussels has been chosen as the destination for the first venture outside Swiss borders, which follows the solar powered aircraft's maiden flight and first overnight flight last year and will mark another important step towards the goal of flying around the world in 2012. View ..."

Posted by Photonic News

News: Taking Off the Pounds to Chase a Sun-Powered Victory

New York Times has an article mentioning: "... Marcin Szczepanski/University of Michigan College of Engineering Members of the University of Michigan Solar Car Team place a temporary top on Quantum, a solar-powered car. By RONALD AHRENS Published: April 12, 2011 Sign In to E-Mail Print Reprints Just a few ..."

Posted by Photonic News