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10.22.12
A Tour of Astrobotic Technology's lunar rover lab at Carnegie Mellon (video)
10.22.12

A Tour of Astrobotic Technology's lunar rover lab at Carnegie Mellon (video)

Things are buzzing late Monday afternoon at Carnegie Mellon's Planetary Robotics Lab Highbay. Outs...

By B. Heater,   10.22.12
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05.25.12
X Prize adopts NASA guidelines for protecting lunar heritage sites, Buzz Aldrin punch averted
05.25.12

X Prize adopts NASA guidelines for protecting lunar heritage sites, Buzz Aldrin punch averted

NASA hopes that one small step by Google's Lunar X Prize will eventually lead to a giant leap in p...

By J. Hidalgo,   05.25.12
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10.27.11
Archon Genomics X Prize offers up $10 million for sequencing 100 human genomes
10.27.11

Archon Genomics X Prize offers up $10 million for sequencing 100 human genomes

Sure, we've come to love the X Prize for all of its crazy futuristic car building and moon raci...

By B. Heater,   10.27.11
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05.13.11
X-Prize reveals plans for tricorder competition, suspiciously lacking Nimoy endorsement
05.13.11

X-Prize reveals plans for tricorder competition, suspiciously lacking Nimoy endorsement

We could feed you a line about the final frontier or exploring strange new worlds, but we'll just gi...

By C. Trout,   05.13.11
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01.12.11
A tour around the X-Prize winning Edison2 Very Light Car (video)
01.12.11

A tour around the X-Prize winning Edison2 Very Light Car (video)

A few months ago, three teams split $10 million in prizes, finally claiming the Progressive Insuran...

By T. Stevens,   01.12.11
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11.01.10
Li-ion Motors INIZIO: all-electric supercar hitting 170 mph next year, all yours for $139k
11.01.10

Li-ion Motors INIZIO: all-electric supercar hitting 170 mph next year, all yours for $139k

Tesla, schmesla. This, friends, is the electric vehicle that your garage has been waiting for. Des...

By D. Murph,   11.01.10
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09.19.10
Inhabitat's Week in Green: Honeycomb skyscrapers, solar funnels, and the Karma PHEV supercar
09.19.10

Inhabitat's Week in Green: Honeycomb skyscrapers, solar funnels, and the Karma PHEV supercar

Each week our friends at Inhabitat recap the week's most interesting green developments and clean te...

By Inhabitat,   09.19.10
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09.19.10
Three lightweight fuel economy meisters split $10 million in X Prize dollars
09.19.10

Three lightweight fuel economy meisters split $10 million in X Prize dollars

We're big fans of private entities giving away big chunks of cash to fund cool research, and the X...

By T. Stevens,   09.19.10
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07.11.10
Inhabitat's Week in Green: solar aircraft, freshwater wind farms, and the Automotive X Prize
07.11.10

Inhabitat's Week in Green: solar aircraft, freshwater wind farms, and the Automotive X Prize

Each week our friends at Inhabitat recap the week's most interesting green developments and clean t...

By Inhabitat,   07.11.10
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