X Prize Offers $1 Million For Oil Clean Up Solutions

The X Prize Foundation, which spurs scientific and technological innovation with the greatest of incentives, a big pile of money, hopes we'll have a significantly improved method for cleaning oil by this time next year. The carrot: a cool million. » 7/29/10 4:18pm 7/29/10 4:18pm

X Prize's Call for Votes in Next Big Crazy Green Idea Challenge

The X Prize Foundation is looking for a new challenge for their next Energy and Environment prize, and they want Gizmodo readers to vote on it » 11/20/08 4:40pm 11/20/08 4:40pm. The X Prize is an educational nonprofit prize institute dedicated to create radical breakthroughs for the benefit of humanity, like when Burt Rutan built and flew the world’s…

Get Your Mug on the Moon With the Lunar Legacy Program

In addition to the Robotic Moon Race that X Prize announced yesterday, they are also going to start the Lunar Legacy Program. The program will allow regular geeks like you and me to upload a 1MB image and a quick note that will then be copied onto a 17GB DVD and placed on one of the spacecraft heading toward the moon.… » 9/14/07 3:20pm 9/14/07 3:20pm