Innovation

Beluga—The Whale of an Aircraft Turns 20

Beluga—The Whale of an Aircraft Turns 20

September 21, 2014 | Source: www.airbus.com

The modified A300 transport aircraft was initially called Super Transporter but the name Beluga became so popular that Airbus officially adopted it.

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A Warplane that Made Dogfighting a Scintillating Form of Combat

A Warplane that Made Dogfighting a Scintillating Form of Combat

September 20, 2014 | Source: www.wired.com

Though the Allies won the war and the glory, the Germans gave us one of the most famous warplanes of the Great War – Fokker Dr.1 triplane – which ended up launching dogfighting as a new form of combat.

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| September 20, 2014 | 0 Comments
Safe Driving: Smart Headlights Black-Out High Beams

Safe Driving: Smart Headlights Black-Out High Beams

September 20, 2014 | Source: spectrum.ieee.org

Programmable smart headlights that sense surrounding objects could allow drivers to use their high beams without blinding surrounding drivers or being blinded.

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| September 20, 2014 | 0 Comments
Harvard Releases DIY Soft Robotics Toolkit to Foster Innovation

Harvard Releases DIY Soft Robotics Toolkit to Foster Innovation

September 20, 2014 | Source: wyss.harvard.edu

Harvard University in collaboration with Dublin’s Trinity College has unveiled an online toolkit to help developers to build their own soft robots.

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| September 20, 2014 | 0 Comments
Sea-Bound: MAN-Powered Cargo Vessel’s SCR System Wins Certification

Sea-Bound: MAN-Powered Cargo Vessel’s SCR System Wins Certification

September 19, 2014 | Source: www.maritime-executive.com

MAN Diesel & Turbo has been awarded a DNV-GL Tier III-compatibility certificate for its 8L21/31 four-stroke engine aboard a DFDS Seaways ship with a retrofitted SCR system.

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| September 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

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