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PHOTO(N) FINISH: A race car covered with photovoltaic panels, produced by professors and students at MIT, soaks up the last of the day’s rays as it speeds across Australia with the sun as its only power source. It finished fifth in the Global Green Challenge (formerly the World Solar Challenge), a biennial 3000-kilometer solar car race from Darwin to Adelaide.