News tagged with wheels

High-tech for huge, mobile ferris wheels

The world's largest transportable Ferris wheel is equipped with control and drive technology from Siemens. The 750-ton, 80-meter tall steel giant was built by the Munich-based company Maurer German Wheels according to a plan ...

dateJan 13, 2015 in Engineering
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Innate behavior determines how we steer our car

Researchers at Chalmers University of Technology have solved a 70 year old mystery in traffic research: an until now inexplicable jerkiness when we steer a vehicle. The discovery may lead to safety systems in cars that can ...

dateJan 02, 2015 in Engineering
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Kepler proves it can still find planets

To paraphrase Mark Twain, the report of the Kepler spacecraft's death was greatly exaggerated. Despite a malfunction that ended its primary mission in May 2013, Kepler is still alive and working. The evidence comes from the ...

dateDec 18, 2014 in Astronomy
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