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Stanford Solar Car Crossed the Finish Line of the World Solar Challenge!

October 16, 2017
Last Sunday in Australia, the Stanford Solar Car team began the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge. With their solar car Sundae, the students crossed the entire Australian Outback from Darwin, NT, to Adelaide, SA. The 1,885-mile long race ended yesterday. Sierra is proud to announce that the team we sponsored crossed the finish line at the 9th place! And the race was not a piece of cake. On Tuesday, the team’s Business Lead, Roman Decca, gave us really bad news, “It is with great pause that..
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Stanford Solar Car: Let The Race Begin!

October 9, 2017
In September, we told you that the Stanford Solar Car team was ready to race in Australia as part of the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge. Well, the engineering students started the 1,885-mile long race on Sunday, in Darwin, NT (Northern coast of Australia). Sundae racing in the Australian Outback! - Stanford Solar Car Instagram They sent us an email to let us know how the race is going, and the least we can say is that Sundae – yes, they named their solar car after..
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The Stanford Solar Car Team Is Ready To Race In Australia

September 19, 2017
Sierra Circuits is proud to sponsor the Stanford Solar Car team! Since 1989, students design and build every two years a solar car. The goal is not only to improve environmentally sustainable technology, there is also a big race to win, the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge. In 2015, they finished 6th overall after driving their asymmetrical catamaran aerobody solar car, Arctan, during 5 days in the Australian Outback.   The race crew is getting ready to win! – Photo credit: Stanford Solar Car This year, the World..
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Stanford’s Lab-on-a-Chip Costs 1 Cent

February 16, 2017
Researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine have created a “lab-on-a-chip” made with an inkjet printer that only costs one cent to make. The chip will be able to diagnose debilitating, widespread diseases and illnesses like HIV, tuberculosis, and malaria.
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