We take a ride in the Schulich Delta, a solar race car built by students at the University of Calgary. Video produced by Jennifer Hahn. (video link)


A car doesn't have to be something like a McLaren P1 to push our buttons. One of the most exciting rides we had in 2015 was also the least-powerful: the Schulich Delta, a solar-powered racer designed and built by a team of students at the University of Calgary. The ride was courtesy of National Geographic's Breakthrough, which had brought the University's solar car team to New York as part of the same promotion as the McLaren. The Delta was also made out of carbon fiber composites, but after that it's harder to find similarities with the P1.

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