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Image: Models of Proba-3 designs

The design evolution of ESA's Proba-3 double satellite is shown by this trio of 3D-printed models, each pair – from left to right – produced after successive development milestones.

dateMay 04, 2016 in Space Exploration
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A radical plan to save the delta

On Jan. 9 2016, as record floodwaters roared down the mid-Mississippi River valley, hundreds gathered on the shores of Lake Pontchartrain to witness the opening of the Bonnet Carre Spillway. Completed in 1931, the spillway ...

dateApr 01, 2016 in Earth Sciences
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New chemistries found for liquid batteries

Liquid metal batteries, invented by MIT professor Donald Sadoway and his students a decade ago, are a promising candidate for making renewable energy more practical. The batteries, which can store large amounts of energy ...

dateMar 22, 2016 in Energy & Green Tech
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