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Friday, September 30, 2011

News: NASA Unfurls Plans for Largest Solar Sail

GreenPacks has an article mentioning: "... It has plans to expand its exploratory horizons through deploying solar sails that will harness solar power. This will increase spacecraft efficiency and lower operating costs. NASA recently unveiled plans to advance the ..."

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News: First Solar Powered Car

Hispanically Speaking News has an article mentioning: "... is the first day of the “ Atacama Solar Challenge ” a three day rally where participants will cross the Atacama desert on board of solar powered vehicles! With the departure of Chilean vehicles “Eolian 2” and “Intikalpa,” the first solar powered vehicle race in Latin America has officially ..."

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News: NASA to demonstrate laser beam communications system

Gizmag has an article mentioning: "... Motor Show Ducati bets the farm on its hugely unsuccessful new frame design for new Panigale 1199 V-twin NASA to demonstrate largest-ever solar sail in space Amazon unveils 7-inch Kindle Fire tablet SeaTwirl puts a new spin on offshore wind turbines Researchers reverse the aging process for human ..."

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Thursday, September 29, 2011

News: NASA to demonstrate largest-ever solar sail

Gizmag has an article mentioning: "... By Ben Coxworth 15:58 September 28, 2011 6 Comments 2 Pictures NASA is planning to demonstrate the largest solar sail ever built, in an upcoming space mission Image Gallery (2 images) NASA's upcoming Technology Demonstration Missions are intended to "transform its ..."

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News: VIDEO: K-State Salina Student Building Electric Vehicle

KSAL has an article mentioning: "... When not building electric vehicles, Kenny Ham also serves as president of the K-State Salina Solar Boat Club. The team of students builds a solar-powered boat each year and competes at an international competition. More information about the Hams' ..."

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News: NASA is planning to demonstrate the largest solar sail

Gizmag has an article mentioning: "... to demonstrate largest-ever solar sail in space - Image 1 of 2 >Subscribe to Gizmag's RSS feed >Follow Gizmag on Twitter >Explore Gizmag Latest news from the 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show NASA ..."

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News: The sun keeps shining on PlanetSolar

World Radio Switzerland has an article mentioning: "... Swiss-registered PlanetSolar, the world's largest solar boat, is stopping over in Singapore, after a year at sea. The 35-metre long catamaran, which set off from Monaco last September, has completed 40,000 ..."

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News: Chilean Minister of Energy promotes renewables in visit to Aysén region

solarserver.com has an article mentioning: "... Chilean Minister of Energy Rodrigo Álvarez in a solar-powered car during preparations for the Atacama Solar Challenge race On September 23rd, 2011, Chilean Minister of Energy Rodrigo Álvarez announced the promotion ..."

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Tuesday, September 27, 2011

News: The Mizzou Hydrogen Car Team auctions off winning car

UM Maneater has an article mentioning: "... It was built to look like many of the solar cars, as that was the design the team was familiar with at the time.” The car, which went into production in 2006, took three years and extensive ..."

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News: Photos: Offbeat Photos - Weird, Wacky, Strange and Wild images from around the

Denver Post has an article mentioning: "... The duo spent three years transforming a second-hand scooter into an eco-friendly solar powered vehicle. The solar powered bike cost 27,000 Indian rupees (415 euros) to build and can cover a distance of approximately 60 kms with a single full charge. AFP ..."

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News: Space junk problem: Is a solar-sail

GCN.com has an article mentioning: "... to test a solar sail that could be used to clean up space junk -- Government Computer News Login | Register What is your e-mail address? My e-mail address is: Do you have ..."

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Monday, September 26, 2011

News: El Cerrito High Grad In Solar Race in Australian Outback

Patch.com has an article mentioning: "... Alice Che, who grew up El Cerrito and was valedictorian of the class of 2008 at El Cerrito High, is on the Stanford team vying to win a solar car race across Australia. By Nancy Lopez Email the author 12:27am Print &nbps 0 Comments Tweet Email ‹ Back to Article View full size new Embed Share ..."

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Sunday, September 25, 2011

News: PHL Solar Car

GMANews.TV has an article mentioning: "... De MESA 09/25/2011 | 12:36 PM Tweet This year, the Philippine Solar Car Team is highly optimistic about racing in the 2011 Veolia World Solar Challenge. > For one thing they've trained doubly hard for the challenges of the ..."

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Wednesday, September 21, 2011

News: Veolia + World Solar Challenge = Double Win?

CleanTechnica has an article mentioning: "... The solar cars don't even get to start with enough electricity to make it from start (Darwin) to finish (Adelaide). According to worldsolarchallenge.com, ..."

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News: Huntsville Hospital's solar-powered cars putter across medical district

al.com has an article mentioning: "... Follow 0 Tweet Share close Google Buzz Digg Stumble Upon Fark Reddit Share Email Print View full size Huntsville Hospital's three solar-powered electric cars are used to make deliveries, check on locked doors and pick up employees in the medical district. (The Huntsville Times/Dave Dieter) HUNTSVILLE, ..."

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Tuesday, September 20, 2011

News: Solar vehicles to be punished in Australian Outback

Electronics News has an article mentioning: "... By Isaac Leung on  5 September 2011 0 comments STUDENTS and researchers will gather on 16 October 2011 in Darwin with their solar-powered vehicles, ready to race all the way to Adelaide. > 42 teams from 21 countries are taking part in the World Solar Challenge 2011, which will require their ..."

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Monday, September 19, 2011

News: DTU's solar car

Times of India has an article mentioning: "... PTI Sep 18, 2011, 05.46am IST Tags: solar car Sheila Dikshit NEW DELHI: A solar car with various advanced features and developed by the Delhi Technological University , flagged off by CM Sheila ..."

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News: Solar car contest, space camp in Keningau latest!

The Borneo Post has an article mentioning: "... lar car contest, space camp in Keningau | BorneoPost Online | Borneo , Malaysia, Sarawak Daily News RSS BPO @Facebook BPO @Twitter CONTACT US ADVERTISE ..."

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Sunday, September 18, 2011

News: DTU students develop solar car for race in Oz

Indian Express has an article mentioning: "... Share Larger Smaller Nandini Thilak Tags : Delhi Technological University Sheila Dikshit solar car Dhirajj Misra Dr J P Kesari Posted: Sun Sep 18 2011, 01:05 hrs New Delhi: Discount Shopping Discussion Blogs Explosion at jai hos... - By shanthanu ..."

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News: DTU students develop solar car

Delhi Newsline has an article mentioning: "... India-China CEO forum to reduce trade defici... Double whammy: After flood fury, diseases ra... New Delhi Solar car, named Avenir, was developed by 14 B Tech students over a period of eight months; it has a top speed of 85 km/hour A Team of engineering students from ..."

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News: DTU solar car

The Asian Age has an article mentioning: "... Sep 18, 2011 Age Correspondent New Delhi Share Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit on Saturday flagged off a solar car, which has various advanced features and has been developed by the Delhi Technological University. The solar car called “Avenir” will take part in ..."

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Saturday, September 17, 2011

News: NASA funds technology development for future science space missions

Nature.com has an article mentioning: "... A demonstration of a solar sail seven times larger than any yet deployed in space, also to be launched in three years. The current record is held by the Japan Aerospace Exploration ..."

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News: NASA picks 3 pioneering tech missions for deep space

msnbc.com has an article mentioning: "... Led by L?Garde Inc., of Tustin, Calif., this Solar Sail demonstration will enable propellantless in-space navigation for missions such as advanced geostorm warning, economic orbital debris removal, and deep ..."

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News: sheila dikshit flagger off solar car

SamayLive has an article mentioning: "... Dikshit flagger off solar car English | Live TV Sahara Time Roznama Sahara Rashtriya Sahara Aalami Sahara Bazme Sahara Video Sunday, 18 Sep, 2011 | Home Sports Cricket Cricket ..."

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News: NASA Picks 3 Pioneering Technologies for Deep Space Travel

Space.com has an article mentioning: "... Mike Wall, SPACE.com Senior Writer Date: 22 August 2011 Time: 04:15 PM ET SHARE THIS PAGE Led by L'Garde Inc., of Tustin, California, this Solar Sail demonstration will enable propellantless in-space navigation for missions such as advanced geostorm warning, economic orbital debris removal, and deep ..."

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News: NASA pursues tests of solar sail

Spaceflight Now has an article mentioning: "... demonstration missions, NASA announced plans Monday to demonstrate a laser communications system, a precise atomic clock and a futuristic solar sail in space by 2016, but officials cautioned budgetary negotiations may keep the high-tech missions on the ground. Photo of a solar sail deployed in ..."

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News: NASA picks three proposals for flight demonstration

PhysOrg.com has an article mentioning: "... The projects will develop and fly a space solar sail, deep space atomic clock, and space-based optical communications system. These crosscutting flight demonstrations were selected because of their ..."

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News: Sheila Dikshit launches solar car

TruthDive has an article mentioning: "... 2011 ? 3:16 pm  By News Desk Permalink Print This Article New Delhi, Sep.17 (ANI): Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit on Saturday launched a solar car made by students of Delhi Technical University (DTU) that is scheduled to participate in the World Solar Challenge in Australia. Dikshit congratulated ..."

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News: Dikshit flags off solar car

iNewsOne has an article mentioning: "... New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Saturday flagged off a solar car developed by students of Delhi Technological University (DTU) for participating in the 2011 World Solar Challenge in Australia next month. The World ..."

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Friday, September 16, 2011

News: NASA Invests $175 Million In Next-Gen Space Technologies

InformationWeek has an article mentioning: "... Space agency plans to build an optical communications system, an atomic clock, and a solar sail as part of its Technology Demonstration Missions. By Elizabeth Montalbano InformationWeek August 23, 2011 05:18 PM (click image for larger view) ..."

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News: NASA picks photonics tech for flight demo

Optics.org has an article mentioning: "... 24 Aug 2011 Laser communication system and solar sail selected for disruptive development and launch in 2015-2016. Solar sail NASA has chosen to fast-track two high-payoff photonics technologies not yet ..."

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News: Upcoming NASA missions to test solar sail

Digitaltrends.com has an article mentioning: "... Chosen from among 47 proposals, the three technologies to receive funding include a a massive solar sail, a laser-based communication system, and an atomic clock that will allow precise synchronization with Earth. The three projects will each receive ..."

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News: Dragonfly returns home

Centre Daily Times has an article mentioning: "... State professor Bill Carlsen and WPSU producer Cynthia Berger have been sending home monthly reports about their 6,000-mile journey on a solar-powered boat. The couple completed their voyage in early June. After traveling up the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway, the final leg of their voyage led up the ..."

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News: Hot cars, a race, highways-and the sun

Inquirer.net has an article mentioning: "... Philippine Daily Inquirer 1:38 am | Saturday, September 17th, 2011 Revved up to take the pedal to the metal, Philippine Solar Team's solar-powered car, Sikat II is bound to take on and blaze through the Australian highways, as it races against 20 other cars in the World Solar Challenge. The ..."

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News: Communications, Navigation And In-Space Propulsion Technologies Selected For

IEWY News has an article mentioning: "... The projects will develop and fly a space solar sail, deep space atomic clock, and space-based optical communications system. These crosscutting flight demonstrations were selected because of their ..."

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News: Upcoming Solar Sail

Next Big Future has an article mentioning: "... Sciencenews - Last year, Japan?s space agency launched the world?s first solar sail into interplanetary space; its metal-coated membrane unfurled and caught the light to begin sunjamming. And with help from tiny ?nanosatellites? that ..."

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News: Once futuristic visions, solar sails now take off

Science News has an article mentioning: "... Solar sails like this one may be the future of space travel. MSFC/NASA When it comes to futuristic space travel, few concepts are more romantic than sailing on ..."

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News: CalSol to enter solar car

Daily Californian has an article mentioning: "... Tweet Tony Zhou/Staff The solar vehicle built by CalSol, UC Berkeley's Solar Vehicle team, sits behind an open trailer. By J.D. Morris | Senior Staff jmorris@dailycal.org Thursday, September ..."

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News: Tears of the Sun

Manila Standard Today has an article mentioning: "... Not just any other car but a solar-powered car. Jenairo, a fourth year Mechanical Engineering student of De La Salle, is part of the team that built the Sikat II set to compete in the World Solar ..."

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Thursday, September 15, 2011

News: Avoiding doomsday: New ideas for deflecting killer asteroids

CBS News has an article mentioning: "... Share It Del.icio.us Facebook Stumbleupon Newsvine Yahoo bookmarks Mixx Digg Reddit Google Bookmarks Twitter LinkedIn An illustration of how solar sails might help deflect the asteroid Apophis (Olivier Boisard) (Space.com)  While scientists keep a close watch on the myriad space rocks near Earth, they ..."

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News: Greening the High Seas

Discovery News has an article mentioning: "... not have ships put them to good use? As part of their Aquarius System, Japanese company Eco Marine Power has begun developing rigid wind and solar sail panels for large ships, such as shipping vessels. Currently in the design phase the "sails" would allow ships to harness wind and solar energy as an ..."

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News: How do we stop asteroids from hitting Earth?

msnbc.com has an article mentioning: "... below discussion x Next story in None How the Milky Way got its arms related Advertise AdChoices Olivier Boisard An illustration of how solar sails might help deflect the asteroid Apophis, as proposed by Chinese researchers. By Charles Q. Choi updated 8/31/2011 1:46:09 PM ET 2011-08-31T17:46:09 ..."

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News: Tustin firm to launch huge space sail

OCRegister has an article mentioning: "... A solar sail that is wider than the space shuttle is tall but that collapses to the size of a dishwasher will be lofted into space by a small Tustin aerospace ..."

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News: SolarSailor To Build Wind And Solar Powered UOV's

Energy Matters has an article mentioning: "... Solar Sailor technology is already powering six vessels in Australia, Hong Kong, Shanghai; with the latter being the Suntech Guosheng Solar Sailor vessel, a 31.5 ..."

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News: NASA Exploring Solar Electric Propulsion For Spacecraft

Energy Matters has an article mentioning: "... systems have been for powering instruments and surface travel.  > NASA has already tested another form of solar powered propulsion system - a solar sail ; as has the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) with its solar sail craft, IKAROS . What NASA is investigating now are mission concept studies ..."

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News: All Electric Solar Ferry Planned for China

EarthTechling has an article mentioning: "... image via BMT Nigel Gee Solar powered boats are something we?ve covered a few times here at EarthTechling, noting plans for building a more eco-friendly cargo ship earlier this year, and ..."

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News: Panasonic Supports Solar Vehicle

Daily Markets has an article mentioning: "... Subscribe by RSS Email/Share Page Tweet Solar Powered Vehicles From Bay Area Student Teams Incorporate Panasonic Lithium Ion Battery Technologies SONOMA, Calif., Aug. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ ? Panasonic Corporation ..."

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News: Sun-Powered Aurora Solaris Concept

CarBuzz - Car News and Reviews has an article mentioning: "... The Aurora Solar Vehicle Association has created the all-solar-energy-powered Aurora Solaris Concept . Part of the Aurora Solaris Concept Program that began in 2010, the ..."

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News: Meet the Solaris Solar Car Concept

EarthTechling has an article mentioning: "... by Susan DeFreitas, September 10th, 2011 When Mazda and  Australia ?s  Aurora Solar Vehicle Association get together, it would appear, very good things happen, at least insofar as Aurora Survivor 2050 solar car competition goes?the winner of ..."

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Wednesday, September 14, 2011

News: Cross Keys High offers engineering and IT classes for DeKalb Schools

Champion has an article mentioning: "... So, I do a lot of this and I start programs and get them [going],” Gunter said. Gunter will also be the coach for a planned solar car team and two robotics teams that will operate out of the school. Next summer, he will lead a high school solar car team to compete in the Solar Car ..."

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News: Will This Spaceship-Like Car Win the World Solar Challenge?

MIT Technology Review has an article mentioning: "... David Zax 08/23/2011 1 Comment Students at Stanford University have built a remarkable solar car, an entrant in the 11 th World Solar Challenge in Australia. The car, whose giant, flat, reflective surface makes it resemble part of a satellite, is ..."

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News: Sun-Powered Solaris Car Wins Mazda's Aurora Survivor 2050 Competition

Inhabitat has an article mentioning: "... by All Jafari , the gorgeous car recently took home the grand prize in the Aurora Survivor 2050 Competition hosted by Mazda the Aurora Solar Vehicle Association. The cutting-edge concept features a seamless aesthetic that appears to almost float across the road. The vehicle is also powered solely ..."

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News: Unveiling of vehicle to run in a world-class solar car

The Denki Shimbun (Electric Daily News) has an article mentioning: "... car of the Tokai University team TOKYO --Japan's Tokai University, whose team won the last installment of the World Solar Challenge, a race for solar cars, unveiled the vehicle it plans to enter in the next installment, which will be held in Australia this October. Junichi Taki, who is going to lead the ..."

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News: Panasonic Supports Solar Vehicle Teams From Berkeley and Stanford With Lithium

Alaska Dispatch has an article mentioning: "... Panasonic is providing the latest Lithium Ion battery technologies for use with solar-powered vehicles engineered by undergraduate teams from the University of California at Berkeley and Stanford University in the seven day drive through the Australian ..."

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News: Solar Car

Earth & Industry has an article mentioning: "... 0 by Zachary Shahan on August 29, 2011 Tweet Share Tweet Solar power is evolving every day, and a solar car race across Australia is part of that. There are dedicated scientists and businesses working to advance solar power technology and electric vehicle ..."

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News: AutoGuide News Blog

AutoGuide.com has an article mentioning: "... a sci-fi movie, don?t be alarmedThis sleek concept is the winner of the Aurora Survivor 2050 Competition hosted by Mazda, dubbed the Aurora Solar Vehicle Association. Designed by All Jafari, this futuristic concept is powered solely by solar and electric power. It?s super efficient and can reach a top ..."

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News: Team PrISUm looking ahead to summer 2012

Iowa State Daily has an article mentioning: "... Comments Print Create a hardcopy of this page Font Size: Default font size Larger font size Tweet Photo: John Scallon/Iowa State Daily New Solar Car The Solar Car team starts on their new solar car. Buy this photo Posted: Tuesday, August 30, 2011 4:32 pm Updated: 11:31 pm, Tue Aug 30, 2011. ..."

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News: UK Students Go Down Under For Solar Race

EarthTechling has an article mentioning: "... by Aaron Colter, September 2nd, 2011 Students from Durham University in the United Kingdom are gearing up to take their solar car, called the DUSC (Durham University Solar Car), to Australia for a worldwide race across the continent down under. The 2011 World Solar Challenge runs ..."

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News: Cross Keys Hosts Manufacturing and Robotics Program

Patch.com has an article mentioning: "... Gunter, an A-list robotics instructor who built one of the first solar cars in the Southeast (now housed at Georgia Tech), says that just about everything in our society is the product of robot-driven manufacturing, ..."

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Tuesday, September 13, 2011

News: Meet the Solaris solar car

TG Daily has an article mentioning: "... Posted on September 11, 2011 - 10:28 by Susan DeFreitas, EarthTechling

 Tweet Email Share When Mazda and Australia&lsquos Aurora Solar Vehicle Association get together, it would appear, very good things happen, at least insofar as Aurora Survivor 2050 solar car competition goes. Indeed, the ..."

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News: NASA's Juno Spacecraft Captures Images of Earth and Moon 6 Million Miles Away

International Business Times has an article mentioning: "... 5. Juno is a solar-powered spacecraft that lifted off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida to begin a five-year journey to Jupiter. It will conduct a deep examination of the ..."

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News: Cambridge students gear up for race Down Under

Cambridge First has an article mentioning: "... us Send us a story About Cambridge First About Archant Herts & Cambs Press Complaints Commission My24 My profile My saved searches The solar-powered car races across the outback ..."

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News: Xenith: Stanford's Solar Race Car Wants To Be The Fastest In The World

Fast Company has an article mentioning: "... Coren Sun Aug 28, 2011 In a month, the fastest solar cars will meet in Australia for a 14-hour race to determine the speediest sun-powered vehicle. After a disappointing finish in 2010, Stanford's team ..."

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News: Apollo solar car to compete in World Solar Challenge

Focus Taiwan News Channel has an article mentioning: "... 13 (CNA) A newly-restructured solar vehicle developed by National Kaohsiung University of Applied Sciences was shipped to Australia to take part in the World Solar Challenge (WSC) to be held on ..."

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News: Tûranor PlanetSolar: Quiet Achiever

Sail World has an article mentioning: "... TURANOR PlanetSolar departing Hong Kong on a (very) good day for a solar-powered boat'    Guy Nowell © Click Here to view large photo 'You don't see many of those around here, do you?' 'No, because it's the only one in the world.' ..."

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News: A solar powered voyage around the world and Vietnam stopover

SGGP has an article mentioning: "... We can charger the batteries and even up the speed.” It is part of the logbook of PlanetSolar, the world's largest solar powered boat, dated August 28, 2011. The crew wrote it before the boat arrived in Nha Trang on Vietnam's central coast late Monday on the latest leg of her epic ..."

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News: The Age of the Enviroplanes is Upon Us

Top Secret Writers has an article mentioning: "... Solar Challenger Since the 80's, Aerovinronment has developed solar-powered aircraft including its Solar Challenger that carried a human pilot across the English Channel and the Pathfinder that climbed to 71,530 feet: far above typical ..."

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News: Inhabitat's Week in Green: space pod hotel, Lego LED lamps and the world's

Engadget has an article mentioning: "... single charge , Lightning Motorcycles broke the 200 MPH electric bike speed record , and Stanford unveiled what could very well be the fastest solar car ever built . We also watched the world's largest solar-powered boat arrive in Hong Kong as it continues its trip around the world, while Google Street ..."

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News: Newport boatman to launch first solar-powered boat

Cumberland Courier Newspapers has an article mentioning: "... Environment 7 Sep 11 @ 05:04pm by Andrew Priestley Tweet Chris Baker in his solar boat. NEWPORT boatman Chris Baker has laid claim to an Australian first in solar powered boating, as he prepares to launch his latest vessel. Mr Baker was ..."

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Monday, September 12, 2011

News: Stanford Solar Car Project team's Xenith ready to challenge the world's

Clean Energy Authority has an article mentioning: "... fastest solar car in the world? : Clean Energy Authority Home About Us Contact Us Solar Energy Resources Latest Solar News Viewpoint Solar Incentives and Rebates Solar ..."

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News: Only Connect: Molex and the Solar powered vehicle

ElectronicsWeekly.com has an article mentioning: "... Molex Interconnect is supporting the University of Michigan Solar Car Team as they race against time to build their latest solar car for the World Solar Challenge 1,800 mile race in Australia. >The Team ( UMsolar ) is an ..."

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News: First of 42 solar cars arrives in Australia for largest solar race to date

Clean Energy Authority has an article mentioning: "... 6, the first of the international solar-powered cars, the Nuna 6 from the Netherlands, arrived in Darwin, Australia. The car is the first international car of the 42 entrants into the largest solar car ..."

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News: Solar car explodes at Corvallis Fair

Oregon Natural Resources Report has an article mentioning: "... Nick Sitts heard a pop and bailed outâ€"seconds before his car exploded. “With every solar vehicle, you have to be able to get out in 10 seconds,” said Hai Yue Han, co-captain of the Oregon State University Solar Vehicle Team. Thankfully, Sitts, ..."

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News: Mercedes teacher wins Ivy League recogntion

Monitor has an article mentioning: "... ldquoMy work is truly all about the students.&rdquo At Sci Tech, she leads students as sponsor of the Solar Car Club, which challenges students to design a solar-powered vehicle and will compete in the Hunt Winston Solar Car Challenge next summer in Dallas. Last ..."

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News: Legoland to offer passes to certified teachers

News Chief has an article mentioning: "... Energy Lab (grades 2-6): Students build a solar-powered car. Amazing Machines (grades 3-6): Students build a machine equipped with gears, levers, pulleys and motors. Dr. Heartbeat (grades 3-6): Students direct ..."

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News: Solar-Powered Electric Vehicles are Here!

CalFinder has an article mentioning: "... In effect, you are driving a solar-powered car ,? said Tom Werner, SunPower's Chief Executive Officer. The “Drive Green for Life” campaign is being advertized primarily for Ford's new ..."

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News: Dr Who Embraces Solar Power

Treehugger has an article mentioning: "... star of the cult comedy Red Dwarf, is now creating the popular online electric car series Fully Charged , and is raving about his own solar-powered car charging set up , British sci-fi has already contributed to a greener world. But now comes news that the Timelord himself is taking some very concrete ..."

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News: Green Tech Talk: Solar Powered Cars

IBTimes has an article mentioning: "... And that leads, of course, to another question: Will we ever have solar-powered cars? So far, the answer is maybe. Solar-powered cars would be cheap and totally clean, running off the sun and without needing any other power. But there ..."

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News: Panasonic HIT® Solar Cells and High-Capacity Batteries to Support Tokai

Bradenton Herald has an article mentioning: "... tool name close tool goes here Panasonic Corporation (NYSE:PC)(TOKYO:6752)("Panasonic") today announced its sponsorship of Tokai University's solar car team, the defending champion for the 2011 World Solar Challenge (WSC) in Australia, one of the largest solar-powered car races in the world. Under the ..."

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Sunday, September 11, 2011

News: HCM City to host first solar vehicle race

eco-business.com has an article mentioning: "... research solar universities Scientists and students will gather in HCM City?s Sai Gon Hi-tech Park next month to showcase self-made solar powered vehicles Organised for the first time by the HCM City Department of Science and Technology, together with the City Energy Conservation Centre, the race will ..."

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News: Gallery: World's 7 most unusual vehicles

CNNGo.com has an article mentioning: "... Solar-powered car Elsewhere in China, the 54-year-old Jiangsunese Chen Shungui (陈顺贵) took inspiration from solar-powered streetlights and decided to find his own ..."

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News: Five Things, Including a Call for Service Nominations

Patch.com has an article mentioning: "... On this day in 1955 , William Cobb of General Motors demonstrated the world's first solar-powered car. Since then, solar powered cars have turned into something of a perennial science fair project, but, with vehicles like eCars beginning to enter the ..."

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News: Stanford Solar Car Set To Race in Australia

IBTimes has an article mentioning: "... RSS Students at Stanford University are preparing to compete in this year?s World Solar Competition hosted in Australia with their solar powered vehicle called the Xenith . Although the team completed the nearly 2,000 mile race from the northern city of Darwin to the southern city of Adelaide back in ..."

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News: HCM City to host solar vehicle race

Viet Nam News has an article mentioning: "... Speed racer: A visitor tries out a solar vehicle designed by the HCM City University of Technical Education. â€" File Photo HCM CITY â€" Scientists and students will gather in HCM City's Sai Gon ..."

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