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Iowa State University solar car travels across the state

Nick Fetty | May 21, 2015

This week students, researchers, and others on Iowa State University’s “Team PrISUm” solar car are participating in a five-day tour across the state. 241 more words


U Of Minn. Solar Car Places 2nd In 1,700-Mile Race

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — For the racers in the American Solar Challenge, just finishing the course is a major accomplishment.

The race started in Austin, Texas, last Monday. 176 more words


Undercover Cop Pulls Over ISU Solar Car

LA CROSSE, Wisconsin – Iowa State University’s solar car team got quite a surprise as they raced across the border into Wisconsin.

The solar car was pulled over by police Sunday during the American Solar Challenge. 102 more words


Australian engineering students aim to set world record for fastest solar-powered vehicle

Nick Fetty | July 22, 2014

Engineering students at the University of New South Wales have recently designed a solar-powered car that they hope will set the Guinness World Record for… 142 more words


On the Radio: American Solar Challenge passing through Iowa this weekend

This week’s On the Radio segment looks at the American Solar Challenge, a 1700-mile solar car race that’s passing through Iowa this weekend. The race includes a car built by students at Iowa State University. 222 more words


University student-designed solar cars show a path to the future

Finding myself fretting about the future of mockingbirds in a changing climate, I ventured over to the Circuit of the Americas to see what the… 354 more words


Solar cars race to the checkered flag at COTA

AUSTIN (KXAN) — Students are making big advances in cars that can run on solar power alone and putting them to the test.

Twenty solar car teams from colleges across the world gathered at the Circuit of the Americas track to compete in the Formula Sun Grand Prix with the hopes of qualifying for the… 285 more words