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Stanford Solar Car Races Across Australian Desert

Stanford Solar Car Races Across Australian Desert

Stanford University students design and race a single passenger solar car 1,800 miles across the Australian continent in an international competition that pushes the boundaries of solar-powered technology.

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Stanford's Signature Sandstone

Stanford's Signature Sandstone

Many prestigious schools feature stone buildings, but the golden sandstone of Stanford's historic core is one of a kind.

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Tiny Satellites Give NASA Big Returns

Tiny Satellites Give NASA Big Returns

On Friday, a NASA satellite hitched a ride aboard a U.S. Air Force rocket that launched into space from Kodiak Island, Alaska. But this isn’t your typical satellite.

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New Images from Inside the Brain

New Images from Inside the Brain

On Wednesday, scientists at Stanford Medical School released new images they’ve produced showing a slice of a mouse’s cerebral cortex.

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Producer's Notes: Driverless Cars

Producer's Notes: Driverless Cars

Shelley doesn't use lasers to see the terrain like her predecessor, Junior. Instead, the car uses differential GPS to find its position on an internal map.

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