Today in Half Moon Bay, an opening ceremony, known as the paddle out, marked the beginning of Mavericks Invitational surf contest season. View photos and video.
Big-wave surfers who compete in the Mavericks Invitational get only 24-hours notice when the event will occur. They have to be prepared to drop everything and travel, often halfway around the world, to Half Moon Bay.
Stanford engineering students unveil their solar car, Xenith, which they hope will take home the World Solar Challenge championship in Australia this October. Stanford’s team placed tenth in the last world challenge.
Stanford-based research group the Natural Capital Project are bringing together economists, ecologists and computer modelers to help the community at West Vancouver island understand their natural resources.