Tag: engineering

SUGAR Volt: Boeing’s Hybrid Electric Aircraft

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How To Make “Screw-Lock” Sugar Rockets

For this project I’m going to show you how to make “Screw-Lock” Sugar Rockets. These PVC rocket motors are powerful, and designed to help you re-load, and re-launch your “Randomizer” rocket within minutes. They’ve got a built in parachute ejection system, which will help bring your rockets back safely. And the best part is, you…

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The UK Is Racing to Build the World’s First Commercial Fusion Power Plant

We’re struggling to figure out what the future of sustainable energy looks like on our planet, and there are a lot of different directions we could go. The UK, however, made a bold move when they recently announced a huge investment in a prototype fusion power facility that could be functioning as a commercial power…

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Your Textbooks Are Wrong, This Is What Cells Actually Look Like

I still remember the moment. That’s something that I will never forget. The hair on my hands just stood up. It’s a microscopic universe within each cell. This is an unprecedented view of the cellular world, where we can actually see immune cells scooping up sugars in the ear of a zebrafish in real time….

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Design: Better Butter | Design Squad

CHEYENNE: Trying to use butter when it’s cold is really difficult. Because it’s really crumbly and it’s messy. So we decided to invent a solution to make that easier. MADISON: We started brainstorming ideas on how we could make our invention. And we decided to just to look for objects around the house that would…

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Alex Bellini on Nurturing the World of Tomorrow round table

Tonight I was inspired about the fact that we were here talking to a nice audience and the panelists which I was part of were coming from different backgrounds, from different countries, from different walks of life. Explorers, scientists, research environmentalist, and so this is clearly the idea that we are all in the same…

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Ian Campbell on Nurturing the World of Tomorrow round table

The diverse nature of the panel and experts were phenomenal. The fact that we had Professor Upmanu Lall who was a fantastic speaker tonight, Alex Bellini, Kathleen Rogers… It was really a fantastic group to be with, it was an honor to be with them tonight. Well, as Alex was talking I thought about his…

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Kathleen Rogers on Nurturing the World of Tomorrow round table

I think the diversity of not just professionally but of opinion. It was such an interesting group, Alex was amazing, to think in the 15 days he’s going to take off and row across the Pacific. Listening to the stories and the stats coming out of our speaker from Columbia University. He was quite inspiring…

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Upmanu Lall on Nurturing the World of Tomorrow round table

I was inspired by the panel tonight because we had an adventurer, eco-engineer and a person who is trying to propagate Earth Day around the world. That combination really speaks to the kind of things we need to bring together to start solving many of the environmental problems of the world. Because they are a…

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Make tomorrow better: Nurturing the world’s brightest scientific minds

Curtin’s new $116 million Resources and Chemistry Precinct will make tomorrow better by combining world class teaching and ground breaking research in a single precinct. The precinct is an innovative vibrant and unparalleled community of specialists teachers and students with access to the best facilities and an ever increasing number of national and international researchers…

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