Solar car charges across Australia
A student-built solar car enters a major international race
Twenty years ago, a plucky team of University of Minnesota students raced the U's first student-built solar car, Aurora I, from Texas to Minnesota in Sunrayce 93.
Now the latest in the lineage, the solar-hybrid Daedalus, is racing across Australia in the World Solar Challenge October 6-13.
Watch the video below for a look at the car and the team. For more images and information, visit the Solar Vehicle Project.