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Polestar Design Contest: a recap and a teaser

They came with cars. They came with boats. They came with zeppelins. They came with satellites. Some came without vehicles at all. From various countries and walks of life, they all came to participate in the 2020 Polestar Design Contest.

And the submissions exceeded every expectation, both in terms of creativity and quality. The impact was felt further abroad than we anticipated. And the winners were incredibly hard to determine, though the ones who took home the titles definitely deserved them.

In other words, the 2020 Polestar Design Contest was a success by any measure. We were amazed by what we saw.

And we can’t wait to see what the 2021 Polestar Design Contest will be like.

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The Overview Effect with Karen Nyberg

The Overview Effect: a cognitive shift in awareness reported by some astronauts during spaceflight, often while viewing the Earth from outer space. Those who have experienced it describe a new understanding of the uniqueness, fragility, and relative smallness of our one and only home. And while it’s easy to imagine the impact this must have; it seems that spaceflight is a prerequisite. Which is why we sat down with Karen Nyberg.

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