News tagged with societal impact

Lava flow crisis averted (for now)

Lava flow crises are nothing new on Hawai'i, where their destructive forces have been demonstrated repeatedly. The 2014-2015 Pahoa lava flow crisis, however, was unique in terms of its societal impact and volcanological characteristics. ...

dateFeb 02, 2016 in Earth Sciences
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Revolutionising European machine tools

From lathes and shapers to cutting and grinding machines, machine tools helped put Europe at the forefront of manufacturing in the past and remain essential to many industries, including aerospace, automotive, power generation ...

dateSep 09, 2013 in Engineering
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