The DARPA Grand Challenge is a U.S. Department of Defense competition open to the public and intended to inspire new designs of autonomous ground vehicles. "Ghostrider" is the only motorcycle entrant in the Challenge. The bike's young inventor, Anthony Levandowski, designed his riderless robot vehicle to igneniously keep itself stable using steering alone. This video podcast was produced and edited by Joe Seamans. NOVA is produced by WGBH in Boston. Major funding for NOVA is provided by Google and BP. Special funding for NOVA podcasts is provided by the MacArthur Foundation. For more on the Grand Challenge, visit http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/darpa/ To watch it online, visit http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/darpa/program.html
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