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World Technology Award Results: Drumroll Please...

Here's an update for those following the nomination of our intrepid algae-to-rocket fuel ASU inventors for the World Technology Award:

Looks like scientists Qiang Hu and Milton Sommerfeld fell just short: The energy award was given on Friday to Zhengrong Shi from Suntech Power Holdings Co., for his work on solar energy.

We say solar energy, shmolar energy. Green rocket fuel is so much cooler!

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Malia Politzer
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