One of Peter Medawar’s pieces of advice to aspiring scientists is to shed the notion that science is a competition where researchers clamour to be the discoverer of a new breakthrough. As a Nobel Prize winner, he understands that researchers may want to keep their ideas to themselves in fear of losing out to a colleague, but he thinks it’s more beneficial for ideas to be expanded upon together to further our collective body of knowledge.
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The Lightyear O is a revolutionary electric car powered by the sun. Developed by a Dutch startup, the four-door sedan has over 50 square feet of solar panels on its roof and hood, generating up to 43 miles of energy a day. With production now underway in Finland, the car does come with a hefty price tag at $262,000, but the company hopes to introduce a more affordable version, the Lightyear 2, by 2025. Read full article here