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Keeping alive the art of experimental design

A team of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) researchers was honored with the Neill Griffiths Award this month, recognizing the most significant contribution to shaped charge technology. The award was presented ...

dateJun 20, 2016 in Engineering
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Image: Lunar ice drill

A drill designed to penetrate 1–2 m into the lunar surface is envisaged by ESA to fly to the Moon's south pole on Russia's Luna-27 lander in 2020.

dateMay 12, 2016 in Space Exploration
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Obama U-turn on Atlantic drilling

President Barack Obama's administration on Tuesday signaled it was jettisoning plans to open swathes of the western Atlantic Ocean to oil and gas drilling, a U-turn that delighted environmentalist groups.

dateMar 15, 2016 in Environment
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