Don’t know if anyone’s mentioned it here yet, but Solar Impulse 2 landed in Abu Dhabi last night, having completed its trip around the world purely on solar power, over 40,000 km.


Pretty damn cool. If anyone’s reaction is kinda ‘meh,’ I’d remind them that we went from 12-second flights from airplanes made from bicycle parts to supersonic, transatlantic, and transatmospheric flights in under 50 years.

They have a pretty darn good website, too.