Archive: 03/06/2008

Low-cost airlines are now the new major players

Leading low-cost airlines with a preference for small, inexpensive airports are now the largest airlines in the United States and Europe, according to an MIT expert on airport design and operations, who said that airport ...

dateJun 03, 2008 in Other
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Magnetic Sensor That Brooks No Interference

Sensors accurately register the slightest temperature fluctuations, the tiniest changes to a magnetic field, or barely perceptible air currents. In some cases, however, there are limits to their accuracy – for instance ...

dateJun 03, 2008 in Engineering
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Electricity from the exhaust pipe

Researchers are working on a thermoelectric generator that converts the heat from car exhaust fumes into electricity. The module feeds the energy into the car's electronic systems. This cuts fuel consumption and helps reduce ...

dateJun 03, 2008 in Engineering
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