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Saturday, August 20, 2011

News: Students to take on World Solar Challenge

Environmental Data Interactive has an article mentioning: "... for sustainable travel in Ireland Top Gear faces legal action over Tesla review Water firm to recycle 100% of its tyres Durham University Solar Car (DUSC) students will be setting off on the sun-powered adventure this autumn when the takes part in the World Solar Challenge, later this year. Using ..."

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News: Arcata High School graduate works to further solar technology; helps build

Times-Standard has an article mentioning: "... The 22-year-old mechanical engineering major and his fellow students are hoping their solar electric car, Xenith, will be able to withstand the rigors of the Australian outback and beat out universities from across the globe to take home the title of ..."

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News: David Hendricks: Driving to the future

San Antonio Express has an article mentioning: "... Updated 08:21 p.m., Friday, August 19, 2011 View: Larger Hide The Solar Car produced by Madison High School's Solar Car Initiative does some testing at the school. Driving is Devil Keilberg with crew support from Matthew ..."

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Friday, August 19, 2011

News: Durham University solar car

FirstScience has an article mentioning: "... 11 Aug 2011 By Durham University Students will be setting off on a sun-powered adventure this autumn when the Durham University Solar Car (DUSC) takes part in the World Solar Challenge. Using nothing but solar power, the DUSC team will travel 1,864 miles (3,000km) from Darwin in the ..."

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News: Scientists Propose Spacecraft To Save Earth From Asteroid Apophis In 2036

Asian Scientist Magazine has an article mentioning: "... in Beijing, China, have published an article in Research in Astronomy and Astrophysics (RAA) , proposing to place a small spacecraft with a solar sail into a retrograde orbit to prevent an asteroid from colliding with the Earth in 2036. Near Earth Asteroids have a possibility of impacting with the ..."

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News: Solar Cars Strut Their Stuff in Australian Event

Bright Side of News* has an article mentioning: "... It is only one of several events where solar cars are put to the test. This October, the solar cars start with 5kW hours of stored energy. The rest must be derived from the sun or be recovered from ..."

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Thursday, August 18, 2011

News: Chinese scientists come up with plan to save Earth from asteroid hit

RIA Novosti has an article mentioning: "... of Lutetia asteroid made during closest approach Asteroid threat â€" reality or myth? A group of Chinese scientists have proposed using a solar sail to prevent the possible collision of Apophis, a 46 million ton asteroid, with the Earth in 2036. The asteroid, which is 270 meters in diameter, will ..."

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News: Chinese Scientists Also Plan to Redirect, Bully Apophis Asteroid

PCWorld has an article mentioning: "... China has announced its own plan on using solar sail spacecraft to impact the asteroid and chance its orbit. Apophis's trajectory will actually have it pass by Earth in 2029 , but it's due to enter a ..."

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News: China Reveals Solar Sail

MIT Technology Review has an article mentioning: "... There are various ways to deflect an asteroid. Gong and pals say their preference is to use a solar sail to place a small spacecraft into a retrograde orbit and on collision course with Apophis. The retrograde orbit will give it an impact velocity of ..."

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News: University of Michigan students put solar vehicle on display in University Circle

NewsNet5.com has an article mentioning: "... Solar car team looks to win world title in October Copyright 2011 Scripps Media, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, ..."

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News: NASA Prepares For Juno Launch, Spacecraft Will Travel To Jupiter

The Inquisitr has an article mentioning: "... Once sent into space the ship will head on it?s way to Jupiter For transportation the solar-powered spacecraft was placed atop the United Launch Alliance Atlas V 44 rocket, which is considered the ?most powerful Atlas rocket ever made.? In the meantime NASA ..."

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News: Now, a solar powered vehicle

Times of India has an article mentioning: "... on Digg Share on Reditt Google Bookmarks Newsvine Live Bookmarks Technorati Yahoo Bookmarks Blogmarks Del.icio.us ApnaCircle Read more: solar powered vehicle physically challenged people Periyar Maniammai University BHEL TRICHY: Five final-year engineering students of Periyar Maniammai University at ..."

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Wednesday, August 17, 2011

News: PHOTOS: Suffolk Begins Construction of Solar Car

Patch.com has an article mentioning: "... Radar THU 83° 68° FRI 79° 68° SAT 80° 68° SUN 82° 68° MON 79° 65° TUE 80° Editor Sara Walsh : Suffolk County begins construction of the solar car ports at the H. Lee Dennison Building in #Hauppauge http://t.co/b0peVJj #Patch Tweeted 1 hour ago Sign Up Log In Hi, Log Out Change Towns Kings Park ..."

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News: Hong Kong welcomes world's largest solar-powered yacht

New Scientist has an article mentioning: "... Picture of the day Technology Caitlin Stier, contributor (Image: Quirky China News/Rex Features) This megayacht, the world's largest solar-powered vessel, arrived in Hong Kong yesterday as it continued its quest to circumnavigate the globe powered solely by the sun. The massive 95-tonne yacht, named ..."

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News: World Solar Challenge: 1900 Miles, Much Sun, No Air Conditioning

Green Car Reports has an article mentioning: "... But it remains an impressive accomplishment to design, support, and drive a completely solar-powered car from Darwin to Adelaide, even on the paved roads that now exist. This is some of the most isolated and open country on the planet.  Only in the last ..."

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News: UC Davis swaps real trees for solar structure

CNET has an article mentioning: "... By: Liane Yvkoff August 16, 2011 2:10 PM PDT Print E-mail Share 10 comments An Envision Solar carport. It's one of those rare instances where cutting down trees is necessary to reduce carbon emissions. To make way for two solar car ports, the ..."

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News: Stanford University says it has fastest solar car

CNET Asia has an article mentioning: "... By James Martin on Aug 17, 2011 Share Print The Stanford Solar Car Project has been working for two years on its latest all-solar vehicle, called Xenith, which later this year will travel across the Australian Outback ..."

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News: Electric, Solar Powered Flight

Energy Matters has an article mentioning: "... by Energy Matters > The past couple of years has seen solar powered flight evolve in leaps and bounds, but most of the aircraft have been experimental projects with massive wingspans to cater for the solar panels required to ..."

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Tuesday, August 16, 2011

News: Astronomy Without A Telescope - Impact Mitigation

Universe Today has an article mentioning: "... lower momentum) thermal radiation ? and will do so more slowly. To put it another way, a mirror surface makes a much better solar sail than a black surface. So in a nutshell, the Don Quijote impact mitigation mission will require an Impactor with a Targeting Camera â€" and an Orbiter ..."

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News: World's biggest solar boat

AFP has an article mentioning: "... 1 day ago HONG KONG — There is "huge potential" to use alternative energy in the shipping industry, the man behind the world's biggest solar boat said on Monday as it arrived in Hong Kong as part of a global voyage. PlanetSolar, a 31 by 15-metre (100 by 50 foot) white catamaran, is equipped with ..."

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News: World's largest solar boat docks in Hong Kong

Siliconrepublic.com has an article mentioning: "... and materials, the aim of the team behind the TÛRANOR PlanetSolar catamaran is to achieve the first circumnavigation of the world on a solar-powered boat, as well as demonstrating that high-performance solar mobility can be achieved and to showcase via its world trip that solar mobility on water is ..."

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News: PlanetSolar Turanor Solar-Powered Boat

GreenPacks has an article mentioning: "... Here's one innovation that is attempting to cut down on that. PlanetSolar?s Turanor is the world's largest solar-powered boat, driven by a silent, pollution-free electrical engine powered exclusively by solar energy. Turanor has its name derived from J.R.R. Tolkien?s The Lord ..."

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News: Turanor PlanetSolar survives storm, arrives in Hong Kong

Clean Energy Authority has an article mentioning: "... lar boat navigates heavy storms to land in Hong Kong : Clean Energy Authority Home About Us Contact Us Solar Energy Resources Latest Solar News Viewpoint Solar ..."

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News: Stanford says it has the fastest solar car ever (photos)

ZDNet has an article mentioning: "... by ZDNet Author  |  August 14, 2011 4:10am PDT  |  Image 1 of 14 Previous  |  Next The Stanford Solar Car Project has been working for two years on its latest all-solar vehicle, called Xenith, which later this year will travel across the Australian Outback ..."

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News: Demise of solar project a symptom of malaise

The Canberra Times has an article mentioning: "... The decision to close down the Lake Tuggeranong College solar vehicle project is evidence of this disconnect between the directorate's stated aims and the needs of students on the one side and its blind bureaucratic ..."

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News: Stanford University Unveils New Solar Car

Energy Matters has an article mentioning: "... Matters > Stanford University will be competing in this year's World Solar Challenge, to be held in Australia, with what it says is its fastest solar car to date - and hopes to be the first American team to win the race since 1987. > Unveiled last week, Xenith weighs just 170 kilograms and reportedly ..."

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News: First solar-powered boat

Vancouver Sun has an article mentioning: "... Vancouver Sun August 15, 2011 Tweet Story Photos ( 9 ) More Images » The Turanor PlanetSolar, the first solar-powered boat to travel around the world, arrives in Hong Kong on August 15, 2011. Turanor PlanetSolar, a 31- by 15-metre white catamaran was unveiled to the world ..."

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News: World's First Solar-Powered Boat

Middle East North Africa Financial Network has an article mentioning: "... HONG KONG, Aug 16, 2011 (SinoCast Daily Business Beat via COMTEX) -- The world's first and largest solar-powered boat MS Turanor PlanetSolar sailed at the Victoria Harbor in Hong Kong on August 15, 2011 as a waypoint during its first global circumnavigation. MS ..."

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Monday, August 15, 2011

News: Photos of the Day, Aug. 15, 2011

National Post has an article mentioning: "... LAURENT FIEVET/AFP/Getty Images The Turanor PlanetSolar, the first solar-powered boat to travel around the world, arrives in Hong Kong on August 15, 2011. Turanor PlanetSolar, a 31- by 15-metre white catamaran was unveiled to the world ..."

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News: Xenith, the fastest solar car

Ubergizmo has an article mentioning: "... By George Wong - 08/14/2011 14:56 PDT After working for the past two years on its latest all-solar vehicle, the 30-student Solar Car Project team from Stanford is ready to put to the test what they call the fastest solar car ever built. Called the Xenith, ..."

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News: 'Huge potential' for solar energy

bunkerworld has an article mentioning: "... Contact the Editor Portworld OceanIntelligence SustainableShipping Related Articles 6 Sep World Clouds spoil voyage for world's biggest solar vessel 4 Mar World World's largest solar boat unveiled Related Ports >Hong Kong Popular Now 13 hrs ago Asia/Pacific Bunkering company 'takes over' Singapore ..."

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News: Xenith Could be the Fastest Ever Solar Car

GreenPacks has an article mentioning: "... August 15, 2011 / No Comments Tweet Email Tweet Email The fastest solar car ever is ready. Christened Xenith, this renewable energy vehicle, originated from the thoughts of young students at Stanford and is set to conquer the ..."

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News: A Newly Designed Solar Car Takes Off

Laboratory Equipment has an article mentioning: "... August 15, 2011 >"The plan is to win," says Nathan Hall-Snyder, a member of the Stanford team that has designed and built a solar-powered car that will race against some of the fastest student-built solar cars in the world. >Dubbed the "Fearless Leader" by teammates, Hall-Snyder is the ..."

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News: World's biggest solar boat arrives in Hong Kong

Straits Times has an article mentioning: "... Published on Aug 15, 2011 >Purchase this article for republication >Buy SPH photos The Turanor PlanetSolar, the first solar-powered boat to travel around the world, arrives in Hong Kong on August 15, 2011. -- PHOTO: AFP HONG KONG (AFP) - There is 'huge potential' to use alternative ..."

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News: Fastest Solar Car Ever Built Headed To Australia

Gizmodo Australia has an article mentioning: "... Tweet By Jack Loftus on August 15, 2011 at 7:45 am Did Stanford?s Solar Car Project build the fastest solar-powered car ever assembled by human hands? Possibly. We?ll now for sure when the vehicle, called Xenith, hits the ..."

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News: University unveils "world's fastest" solar-powered car

PC Authority has an article mentioning: "... by Chris Jager  on Aug 15, 2011 Tags: Gadgets cars solar car Comment now Stanford University has announced a new solar car that will compete at this year's World Solar Challenge in Australia. A team of ..."

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News: Solar-powered cars to race across Australia

SmartPlanet.com has an article mentioning: "... For students at Stanford University , the solar-powered car concept is a more direct one. They put the solar panels right on the car?s roof. No house required. The students have big plans in October to race ..."

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News: Ford and SunPower Team Up for Solar-Powered Electric Car

PluginCars.com has an article mentioning: "... Despite the many long-term economic and environmental benefits of solar-powered electric cars, adding $10,000 or more to a $30,000-plus electric car purchase will need to be compelling. Stay on the Cutting Edge of Green Car Technology! ..."

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Sunday, August 14, 2011

News: Stanford's Bold Claim to the Fastest Solar Car Ever Built

Gizmodo has an article mentioning: "... solar power Xenith Solar powered car standford world solar challenge solar sun power energy green Edit Republish Roundup Admin Edit Set to Draft Edit syndicated post Invite Syndicate ..."

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News: Stanford says it has the fastest solar car

CNET has an article mentioning: "... photos) Climate change gets artsy (images) Where the Zeppelins are made (photos) More galleries August 14, 2011 4:00 AM PDT The Stanford Solar Car Project has been working for two years on its latest all-solar vehicle, called Xenith, which later this year will travel across the Australian Outback ..."

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News: Juno spacecraft poised for five-year voyage to Jupiter

CNET has an article mentioning: "... Juno is the first solar-powered spacecraft designed to operate at Jupiter's distance from the sun--nearly 500 million miles--where sunlight is 25 times weaker than at Earth. Juno's trajectory ..."

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News: Juno launched on $1.1 billion mission to Jupiter

CNET has an article mentioning: "... Juno is the first solar-powered spacecraft designed to study an outer planet nearly 500 million miles out where sunlight is 25 times weaker than at Earth. As a result, three huge solar panels ..."

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Saturday, August 13, 2011

News: The Daily brief: August 10, 2011

The Stanford Daily has an article mentioning: "... Associate economics professor Nicholas Bloom, who was interviewed for the article, predicts a ?large, short-run recession? to come. Solar Car Debut | The Stanford Solar Car debuts tomorrow before it heads to Australia for the annual World Solar Challenge, a grueling 10-day, 1,800 race across ..."

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News: NASA Launches Spacecraft to Jupiter

WHSV has an article mentioning: "... Cape Canaveral, FL (AP) NASA is on the verge of launching a new solar-powered spacecraft all the way to Jupiter. Story 0 Comments Font Size: NASA is on the verge of launching a new solar-powered spacecraft all the way to Jupiter. The ..."

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News: Is This America's Fastest Solar Car? A Team Stanford Students Think So (SLIDESHOW)

The Bay Citizen has an article mentioning: "... This America's Fastest Solar Car? - The Bay Citizen Get Involved Ask the Community Suggest a Story / Send Us a Tip Newsletter Signup Donate 54 F San Francisco Cloudy Welcome, Visitor ..."

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News: Is This America's Fastest Solar Car? Stanford students to race across Australia

Peninsula Press has an article mentioning: "... The students are members of the  Stanford Solar Car Project . Their summer mission has been to create the world?s fastest student-built, solar-powered car, a product that has been two years in the ..."

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Friday, August 12, 2011

News: Stanford students prepare solar car

Sacramento Bee has an article mentioning: "... the right stuff, it will cross the finish line ahead of 30 teams at this fall's grueling World Solar Challenge, the international Super Bowl of solar-car racing, across a bright, flat, empty and hot Australian outback. "Our goal is to make the most aerodynamic solar car the world has ever seen," said ..."

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News: The World's Fastest Solar Cars Gear Up For An 1800 Mile Race Across Australia

Fast Company has an article mentioning: "... World's Fastest Solar Cars Gear Up For An 1,800 Mile Race Across Australia | Slideshows RSS Login or Signup The World's Fastest Solar Cars Gear Up For An 1,800 Mile Race Across ..."

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News: JPL's big thinkers earn $100K grants

Valley Sun has an article mentioning: "... So-called CubeSats have already proven effective in low-Earth orbit, but Staehle's could travel to other planets using a kite-like solar sail already being developed by the Pasadena-based Planetary Society and the Northern California technology firm Stellar Exploration. >Solar sails use ..."

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News: Jupiter Mission Slated For Liftoff

WESH Orlando has an article mentioning: "... Solar-Powered Spacecraft Ready For Flight POSTED: 9:57 am EDT August 5, 2011 UPDATED: 12:10 pm EDT August 5, 2011 Email Print Comments CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- NASA is on the ..."

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News: Ford, Sunpower team up for electric Focus

abc7news.com has an article mentioning: "... KGO) -- For years, we've heard the future would bring us a solar-powered car, and now the future is here -- sort of. A new partnership will make it easier to charge plug-in cars using the sun. Ford executive Mike Tinsky gave ..."

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Thursday, August 11, 2011

News: Juno Spacecraft To Unlock Secrets Of Early Solar System

Irish Weather Online has an article mentioning: "... Ireland 11.08.2011 | 0 comments Dust Saharan Dust Plume Drifts Over The Atlantic Ocean 11.08.2011 | 0 comments Planetary Darker Than Coal Extrasolar Planet Lights Up Astronomy Community 11.08.2011 | 0 comments Glaciology The Ebb And Flow Of Debate On Arctic Ice Extent Continues 11.08.2011 | 0 comments ..."

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News: Juno Boldly Goes Where No Spacecraft Has Gone Before

Irish Weather Online has an article mentioning: "... Ireland 11.08.2011 | 0 comments Dust Saharan Dust Plume Drifts Over The Atlantic Ocean 11.08.2011 | 0 comments Planetary Darker Than Coal Extrasolar Planet Lights Up Astronomy Community 11.08.2011 | 0 comments Glaciology The Ebb And Flow Of Debate On Arctic Ice Extent Continues 11.08.2011 | 0 comments ..."

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News: The Coming Electric Car, Solar Panel Convergence

PluginCars.com has an article mentioning: "... SolarCity is taking a lead with this bundled solution&mdashas it did with installing the world's first solar-powered electric car charging corridor, between Los Angeles and San Francisco, in 2009. (The EV chargers, located at Rabobank branches along highway 101, now support the ..."

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News: Ford, SunPower To Offer Solar-Powered Cars

Fox Business has an article mentioning: "... F) and SunPower Corp. (SPWRA, SPWRB) said Wednesday they are combining forces to sell solar-powered cars. The U.S. auto giant plans to start producing an all-electric version of the Ford Focus later this year, followed by additional plug-in models in ..."

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News: Stanford Solar Project's Wesley Ford on racing experimental solar car

San Francisco Examiner has an article mentioning: "... of the Stanford Solar Project is heading to Australia this fall along with other student project contributors from the university to race a new solar car. The group is planning to race Xenith in the 3,000-kilometer World Solar Challenge, which is the most competitive solar car race in the world. What ..."

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News: Stanford Solar Car Team Looking to Win Race Across Australia

The Epoch Times has an article mentioning: "... By Jack Phillips Epoch Times Staff Created: Aug 10, 2011 Last Updated: Aug 10, 2011 Tweet Related articles: United States West Stanford Solar Car Project)'> Stanford University's solar-powered race car will compete in the World Solar Challenge held in Australia this October. (DC/Stanford Solar ..."

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Wednesday, August 10, 2011

News: Solar cars featured at this year's Grand Forks Fall Fair

Grand Forks Gazette has an article mentioning: "... Les Braden, president of the Grand Forks Fall Fair Society, said that recent additions include a beer garden and solar car races. “We're definitely having a beer garden,” Braden said. “We're going to have some different types of contests.” There will be a ..."

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News: Solar Car Challenge

Patch.com has an article mentioning: "... By 0 of 0 new Embed Share Jacob Riedel 16, of Lower Pottsgrove Township, turns heads while he motors down High Street in a single-seat solar car at the Nostalgia Nights Car Show in Pottstown on Saturday. Photos (1) Photos Credit Teresa McMinn Add your photos & videos Tell Your Neighbors About ..."

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News: $80M fund to help spur electric car charging stations

Windsor Star has an article mentioning: "... 3 ) More Images » Klaus Dohring, president of Green Sun Rising, stands next to an electric vehicle charging station that is attached to a solar car park, Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2011. The charging station can charge electric cars such as the Prius and the Volt, as well as hybrid vehicles. Photograph by: ..."

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News: Why Cars Are Getting Geekier

Wall Street Journal has an article mentioning: "... Clues to what consumers will see as a result are already on the road. Solar-paneled car roofs, hybrid pickup trucks or Mini-sized Aston Martins anyone? What will the cars and trucks designed to achieve the Obama administration's ambitious ..."

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News: Car charging plan unveiled

Windsor Star has an article mentioning: "... We would love to get involved in providing solar powered car ports with charging stations in every main parking area," said Klaus Dohring, president of Green Sun Rising Inc. "In a few years, we'll have thousands ..."

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Tuesday, August 9, 2011

News: Turanor PlanetSolar ship pushes through extreme weather

Clean Energy Authority has an article mentioning: "... lar boat faces typhoon Muifa after visit to Philippines : Clean Energy Authority Home About Us Contact Us Solar Energy Resources Latest Solar News Viewpoint ..."

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News: University of Michigan's Quantum Solar Racer Laps Michigan

Green Car Reports has an article mentioning: "... The solar car team will be providing regular updates on their lap of Michigan, and you can follow along  at the U of M's solar car blog The Detroit News 3,375 ..."

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News: Xenith: Tenth Times the Charm?

EV World has an article mentioning: "... sans-serif; font-size:8pt; line-height:120%; letter-spacing:150%; color:#666666; } a d v e r t i s e r EV World Open Access Article Stanford Solar Car Xenith is the smallest, lightest electric car yet powered entirely by sunlight and yet capable of going all day at 55 mph on just 1,100 watts of solar ..."

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News: SSUET students win award for making a solar vehicle

The News International has an article mentioning: "... Monday, August 08, 2011 Karachi >A group of students of the Sir Syed University of Engineering and Technology (SSUET) have developed a ‘solar vehicle', which won the second prize in the recent projects' exhibition “Karachi Oasis of Harmony”. >The exhibition was organised by the Karachi ..."

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News: Dutch Students Prepare for Fifth World Solar Race Win

NTDTV has an article mentioning: "... 2011-08-09 07:42 Email Twitter Facebook Embed: A team of Dutch students have been testing what they hope will prove to be the world's fastest solar car at this year's World Solar Challenge.  Dozens of teams from the world's most prestigious technical universities and colleges will compete from October ..."

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News: World's fastest solar-powered car

Telegraph.co.uk has an article mentioning: "... 1:10PM BST 09 Aug 2011 Comments The sun might be sporadic in the UK this summer, but under the blazing skies of the Australian Outback this solar-powered car should be able to realise its maker's claims of being one of the fastest of its type in the world. Nuna6 was pictured during wind tunnel testing ..."

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Monday, August 8, 2011

News: SSUET students develop solar car

Pakistan Observer has an article mentioning: "... Staff Reporter Karachi—The students of Sir Syed University of Engineering and Technology (SSUET) have developed a 'solar vehicle' which won second prize in the recent projects' exhibition titled 'Karachi Oasis of Harmony', organised by Karachi Chamber of Commerce and Industry at ..."

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News: NASA launches probe bound for Jupiter

14WFIE.com has an article mentioning: "... On Friday, the agency launched a solar powered spacecraft atop an unmanned rocket. The destination, Jupiter. It will take the $1.1 billion explorer five years to reach Jupiter. Once there, it will spend at ..."

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News: Build Your Own Solar-Powered Vehicle

Care2.com has an article mentioning: "... Size: A | A | A | A A student at the University of Engineering and Technology Lahore in Pakistan recently designed, built, and drove a solar-powered vehicle in 18 days?and he wants you to do the same. Farrukh Khan?s Solaron three-wheeler was built with parts of an old bike and a 40 watt photovoltaic ..."

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News: Composites Lighten Solar Car

Design News has an article mentioning: "... Doug Smock, Senior Technical Editor, Materials & Assembly >8/8/2011   5 comments NO RATINGS Login to Rate Tweet The wind drag of a new solar-powered car is ultra-low -- about as much as a side mirror of a truck driving at 62 miles per hour. New materials, combined with efficient design, have produced a ..."

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News: Phl solar car tested on NLEX

Philippine Star has an article mentioning: "... Dino Balabo (The Philippine Star) Updated August 09, 2011 12:00 AM Comments (0) La Salle students prepare Sikat II, the country's latest solar car, for a test run at the North Luzon Expressway yesterday in preparation for the 2011 World Solar Challenge in Australia.   BOY SANTOS | Zoom MALOLOS ..."

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News: PH-made solar car

ABS CBN News has an article mentioning: "... their impressive debut at the 2007 World Solar Challenge, the De La Salle University Team are a step closer to taking their third-generation solar car to the World Championships anew. The team is backed by the Philippine Solar Car Challenge Society. Called Sikat II, the solar energy-powered car made ..."

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News: NASA spacecraft heading to Jupiter

Siliconrepublic.com has an article mentioning: "... 08.08.2011 US space programme NASA's solar-powered spacecraft Juno is on its way to Jupiter to discover information about the origin of our solar system and the planetary systems around... Global leader uses ..."

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News: World's biggest solar-powered boat

GMANews.TV has an article mentioning: "... More PHL relaunches bid for world's fastest solar car 08/08/2011 | 02:11 PM >The Philippines is all set to field another solar-powered car in the World Solar Challenge in Australia this October, hopeful ..."

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News: Elektra One debuts at long last

Ubergizmo has an article mentioning: "... many details about the Elektra One, but time has certainly changed the situation as you will now be able to check out just what this solar-powered airplane is capable off. SolarWorld is behind the solar panels on the Elektra One , while German business partner PC Aero completes this teamwork with a fine ..."

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News: PHL relaunches bid for world's fastest solar car

GMANews.TV has an article mentioning: "... JM TUAZON, GMA News 08/08/2011 | 02:11 PM Tweet The Philippines is all set to field another solar-powered car in the World Solar Challenge in Australia this October, hopeful of bagging higher recognition through the use of more efficient solar cells and a more ..."

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Sunday, August 7, 2011

News: Solar Airplane

EarthTechling has an article mentioning: "... SolarWorld , an Oregon-based manufacturer of photovoltaic solar panels, along with German business partner PC Aero, has unveiled its new solar airplane called the Elektra One for U.S. consumers. We first reported on the Elektra One project earlier this year after the craft completed its first flight ..."

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News: NASA Juno Spacecraft Begins Trek to Jupiter [VIDEO]

International Business Times has an article mentioning: "... NASA's solar-powered Spacecraft Juno launched on Friday to begin a 5-year journey to Jupiter in order to study the planet for one year. The launch happened in Florida and the studies ..."

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News: Going all the way

Malaysia Star has an article mentioning: "... By KANG SOON CHEN educate@thestar.com.my ENSURING their self-designed solar-powered vehicle could go the distance in the Shell Eco-marathon Asia 2011 was no easy task ? a group of engineering students from Taylor?s University resorted to ..."

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Saturday, August 6, 2011

News: NASA To Send Spacecraft Toward Jupiter Today

Mashable has an article mentioning: "... It will give us an unprecedented look into Jupiter?s secrets. Juno will be the first human-made, solar-powered spacecraft to fly to Jupiter. It?s scheduled to fly over Jupiter?s poles and investigate the planet?s atmosphere, magnetic and gravity fields as well as ..."

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News: Juno Explorer Speeding Towards Jupiter

KSEE has an article mentioning: "... On Friday the agency launched a solar powered spacecraft atop an unmanned rocket. The destination: Jupiter. Digital Daily â€" subscribe to our daily newsletter It will take the $1.1 billion explorer five ..."

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News: NASA launches spacecraft toward Jupiter

NEWS.com.au has an article mentioning: "... Add to Facebook Add to Kwoff Add to Myspace Add to Newsvine What are these? NASA launches Juno towards Jupiter NASA has launched the solar-powered spacecraft, Juno, on a 5-year journey to Jupiter from Florida. NASA has launched the solar-powered spacecraft Juno on a five-year journey to Jupiter in search of ..."

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News: NASA's Juno Mission to Jupiter: What it Does, How it Works, and How it Helps

International Business Times has an article mentioning: "... The robotic probe will snap images of Jupiter in ultraviolet, infrared and visible light. Juno uses a spinning solar-powered spacecraft in a highly elliptical polar orbit that avoids most of Jupiter's high radiation regions, NASA says. The designs of the individual instruments are ..."

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News: Nuna 6 solar car prepares for World Solar Challenge race

Reinforced Plastics has an article mentioning: "... Environment Marine Materials technology Military/defence Processing technology Wind energy Events & Training The bodywork of the Nuna 6 solar car is a composite sandwich structure based on ROHACELL core material. (Picture courtesy of Nuon Solar Team.) Share More services Related Links 2011 World ..."

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Friday, August 5, 2011

News: NASA launches spacecraft to planet Jupiter

MyFox Washington DC has an article mentioning: "... AP) - NASA launched a new solar-powered spacecraft on 5-year trip to planet Jupiter Friday. Liftoff was scheduled for 11:34 a.m. Friday at Cape Canaveral but the countdown held at the four-minute mark ..."

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News: Atlas Launches On Mission To Jupiter

WESH Orlando has an article mentioning: "... Solar-Powered Spacecraft Will Travel 1.7B Miles POSTED: 12:25 pm EDT August 5, 2011 UPDATED: 1:19 pm EDT August 5, 2011 Email Print Comments Atlas Launches On Jupiter Mission ..."

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News: NASA launches spacecraft Juno toward Jupiter

StarAfrica.com has an article mentioning: "... NASA on Friday launched the billion-dollar solar-powered spacecraft Juno on a five-year journey to... NASA on Friday launched the billion-dollar solar-powered spacecraft Juno on a five-year journey to Jupiter aiming to ..."

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News: NASA launches 'Juno' towards Jupiter

BigPond News has an article mentioning: "... Saturday, August 06, 2011 » 05:16am LIVE News: Watch it now NASA has launched the solar-powered spacecraft, Juno, on a 5-year journey to Jupiter from Florida. LATEST MOST POPULAR 05:08 AM 1 year on, famous Chile mine is empty 05:07 AM No sign of missing ..."

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News: Solar Powered Spacecraft Juno starts a 5 year Journey to Jupiter

allGeekTV has an article mentioning: "... This will be the first time a solar powered vessel has traveled so far from the sun ? the payoff should be immense due to the undiscovered secrets that Jupiter holds. This spacecraft will make a total ..."

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News: Juno Jupiter mission to carry plaque dedicated to Galileo

PhysOrg.com has an article mentioning: "... The solar-powered spacecraft will orbit Jupiter's poles 33 times to find out more about the gas giant's origins, structure, atmosphere and magnetosphere and investigate the ..."

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News: Bellingham man picked to tweet from launch of Juno spacecraft

Bellingham Herald has an article mentioning: "... The solar-powered spacecraft is set to orbit Jupiter's poles 33 times before crashing into the planet. If successful, it will become the fastest man-made object in history, ..."

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News: NASA To Embark On Journey To Jupiter

WESH Orlando has an article mentioning: "... Solar-Powered Spacecraft To Launch From Cape POSTED: 6:45 am EDT August 5, 2011 Email Print Comments CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- NASA is on the verge of launching a new ..."

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News: NASA all set to launch spacecraft to Jupiter

San Francisco Chronicle has an article mentioning: "... AP) -- NASA is on the verge of launching a new solar-powered spacecraft all the way to Jupiter. The robotic explorer, named Juno, is atop an unmanned rocket at Cape Canaveral, Fla. Liftoff is scheduled for 11:34 a.m. ..."

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News: NASA set to launch solar-powered spacecraft

Economic Times has an article mentioning: "... Aeronautics and Space Administration NASA Jupiter CAPE CANAVERAL CAPE CANAVERAL, FLORIDA: NASA is on the verge of launching a new solar-powered spacecraft all the way to Jupiter. The robotic explorer, named Juno, is atop an unmanned rocket at Cape Canaveral, Florida. Liftoff is scheduled for 11:34 a.m. ..."

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Wednesday, August 3, 2011

News: Stanford Solar Car

SF Weekly has an article mentioning: "... will carry the group 2,000 miles across the Australian outback from Darwin to Adelaide in their bid to win the 2011 World Solar Challenge The Solar Car Project, run by a group of 20 Stanford engineering students, will unveil Xenith on August 11. "We pushed the boundaries of aerodynamics, and invented ..."

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Tuesday, August 2, 2011

News: Solar Prototype Vehicle Has Potential

EarthTechling has an article mentioning: "... congested urban traffic. Approximately 7 feet long, 3.5 feet wide and 4.5 feet tall, the only issue we see in the video below is that the solar vehicle might be positioned too low to the ground. Related Stories Renault-Inspired Concept Car Turns Heads Solar-Powered EV Charger Tested At Nissan ..."

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News: Is a Solar-Powered Car Coming Soon?

BNET has an article mentioning: "... the venture capital arm of General Motors, recently announced a $7.5 million investment in Michigan-based Sunlogics , which makes solar-powered electric car changing stations. GM also revealed it was committing to doubling solar capacity at its plants to 60 megawatts. Large solar arrays atop flat-roofed GM ..."

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News: South Plantation High solar car

Sun-Sentinel has an article mentioning: "... Solar Knights noted for technological achievement Tweet Comments 0 Solar Knight III, solar-powered race car of South Plantation High School Photo courtesty of the South Plantation High School Solar Knights Related 2011 Valedictorians and Salutatorians ..."

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News: Toyota is ranked as world's greenest brand

SmartPlanet.com has an article mentioning: "... But other initiatives also bolster its environmental credentials. The automaker even has its own solar-powered transport ship , the Auriga Leader. The container ship delivers vehicles to the Port of Long Beach, California and is outfitted with 328 solar panels and NiMH ..."

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Monday, August 1, 2011

News: Here Comes the Sun: GM Warms Up to Solar

brandchannel.com has an article mentioning: "... Miller on August 1, 2011 11:00 AM The solar-powered car is getting closer to reality, but that's not why General Motors just parceled out $7.5 million to a solar-panel company. The Detroit Free Press ..."

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News: Biggest solar-powered yacht partly Philippine made

ABS CBN News has an article mentioning: "... With this energy, we can save up to 3 days, but it could be more than one week," he said. The solar-powered vessel was assembled in Europe, but its most important components -- 550 square meters of solar panels -- are made here in the Philippines. "It is the best ..."

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