Historically, thousands of people have given their lives to explore new frontiers on land and sea. And space entrepreneur and X PRIZE founder Peter Diamandis deeply believes that the world today is risk-adversive to its own detriment. True breakthroughs that expand scientific capability and history always take a tremendous amount of adventurous spirit, and real mavericks need to be audacious in order to discover greatness. Capitalize on the peak of your creativity and go.
One of the world's leading universities, Stanford was founded in 1885 in what is now Stanford, California. It is comprised of seven schools, four of which are devoted exclusively to graduate education. Stanford's most renowned programs include the Graduate School of Business, Law School, School of Engineering, and School of Medicine. Notable alumni include author John Steinbeck, Supreme Court Justice William Rehnquist, and Google founders Sergey Brin and Larry Page.