The World’s Fastest Solar Car

Some congratulations are in order for a team of students from The University of New South Wales. Earlier this month, they set a world record for the fastest solar-powered car. Their car, traveling 88km/h (or 54 miles per hour), broke the previous record of 79 km/h. We’re not talking about NASCAR speeds, to be sure. But the research that went into making the UNSW car could mean big things for future generations of green-powered cars. Wired has more on the story, plus some photos…

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