xprize

She Blinded Me With Science!
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Jonas Vibell will first tell us about the upcoming Reboot the Commute app challenge. Then Jyotika Virmani, Director of Technical Operations for the Wendy Schmidt Ocean Health XPRIZE will tell us about the Xprize finalists. Finally, we'll talk about the science behind and in front of the Thirty Meter Telescope.

Flickr / janhatesmarcia
Flickr / janhatesmarcia

Only five teams remain in the running to win up to $2 million to help save the world’s oceans. The finalists are building technology that aims to effectively measure the changing climate under the sea. The teams are currently in Hawai‘i and are set to embark on a 6-day trip off the coast of Oahu to test their innovations at deep sea levels. HPR’s Molly Solomon has more.