Rebel Research is a collective of hard tech rebel scientists, engineers and creatives, here to do good for a sustainable and equitable future.
Sponsored by the National Science Foundation
It's different now.
Fire is natural and healthy for many ecosystems. Modern megafires are not.
A century of too much suppression - coupled with climate change, and more houses than ever in the wildland-urban interface - has brought us unprecedented, catastrophic fire severity and intensity.
Long term, we need a major rethink of land management .
Short term, we need radical ideas.
Like using shockwaves to extinguish wildfires.
We can't afford to wait for batteries to improve or hydrogen to become viable in order to meaningfully decarbonize aviation. It'll be too late.
This is Rebel Research's first project to become a stand-alone company - Seaflight Technologies, venture-backed by Y Combinator.