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Robot provides 3-D images of dangerous locations

(PhysOrg.com) -- Soldiers and first responders may soon have a better way to evaluate the interior of dangerous structures, thanks to a joint project between Missouri University of Science and Technology and the University ...

dateFeb 19, 2010 in Engineering
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Virtual USA

Natural disasters -- like toddlers with crayons -- leave a mess all over the map, spilling across federal, state, and local lines. To clean up, different agencies and jurisdictions must come together and share what they know.

dateJan 29, 2010 in Other
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Nuclear weapons: Predicting the unthinkable

If a nuclear weapon were detonated in a metropolitan area, how large would the affected area be? Where should first responders first go? According to physicist Fernando Grinstein, we have some initial understanding to address ...

dateNov 22, 2009 in General Physics
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