January 17, 2011

Solar Speed Record Broken by IVy

Students at the University of New South Wales built a solar-powered car that broke the current speed record. The Sunswift IV (aka IVy) hit 56.85 mph, beating the previous record of 40.09 mph set in 1987. What made this a great day for the team was not only the fact that they performed on a mostly cloudy day, the miniscule Ivy ran solely on sun power, no batteries allowed.

Via Popsci

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Posted by Sheila Franklin at January 17, 2011 10:22 AM
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