Here are the specs for the world's smallest electric car, recently developed by researchers at the University of Twente in the Netherlands.

Size: 1 molecule long Range 6 billionths of a meter Operating temp: -266C Seating: 0

Frankly, you have to see this to believe it.





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  1. michael bonderer on November 13, 2011 9:27 pm

    It is my understanding that my friend Prof. Kevin Kelly, of Rice University, was the developer of the first ‘nano-car’ about 4 years ago.

  2. jeff watson on November 14, 2011 2:16 pm

    good link to Kelly’s car that got the whole ball of wax going.

  3. michael bonderer on November 14, 2011 10:44 pm

    He and another friend and a Rice colleague of Prof. Kelly, Prof. Rich Baraniuk, did some amazing work on a new camara technology employing Compressive Sensing, that has applications for High Frequency Trading, their paper, A New Compressive Imaging Camera Archecture using Optical-Domaine Copression, i don’t have the link, but i posted it a few years ago, and it was buried in these comments sections, anyway, check the website:, provides “innovative cameras and hyper-spectral imagers
    that employ advanced computational imaging
    to provide unmatched price and performance.
    InView’s innovative computational imaging
    technology can be employed across the
    electromagnetic spectrum, including
    the ultra-violet, visual, infrared and
    terahertz wavebands”.

  4. michael bonderer on November 14, 2011 11:56 pm

    when i mentioned that i too was incessantly playing playing Lucky Man, i said it was by Oasis, obviously i meant to say Richard Ashcroft’s The Verve, which i still incessantly play and has merited my Top 25 list. Other recent obsessions, include Blue Rodeo’s 5 days in May and Hasn’t Hit Me Yet. Also, Ryan Adams new Lucky Now and The Turtles, i don’t know why, but even before this new Travelers commercial, i seem to be incessantly playing Elenore, Happy Together. Check out the Turtles story, one of the great persistence stories where the two progenitors lost their song rights only to repurchase them years later when the buyers filed for bankruptcy and the two Turtles bought them back at auction and ‘happily’ cashing in on this commercial resurregence. digging Wilco’s new I might. And Mick’s effort with Superheavy and his and Joss Stone’s, One Day One Night. Last discovery, all specs should instantly download ELOs 10538 Overture and pay particular attention to the amazing sound of the “cheap Chinese cello” employed here! Stunning.


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