Tag: Technology

3D Printing in the Next 5 Years

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Chris Labelle | Mosaic Manufacturing

Over the next 5 years, 3D printing will evolve from a manufacturing technology that is used in isolation to one that forms an essential component of new manufacturing processes.

BMW Launches First of 100 EV Charging Stations in National Parks

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National Park Foundation

Calling on the spirit of innovation and entrepreneurship of Thomas Edison, the first of up to 100 electric vehicle charging stations in national parks and nearby communities across the country was switched on Apr 19 at Thomas Edison National Historical Park, site of Edison’s West Orange, New Jersey, laboratory and home.

Energizing the Future with Blockchain

Blockchain is the technology underlying the sometimes infamous virtual currency, Bitcoin. However, applications of blockchain technology go well beyond virtual currencies and are poised to bring big changes to a variety of industries, including the energy industry.

Scientists Propose First Astrophysics Mission to the Moon

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Tomasz Nowakowski | Astro Watch Blog

A team of researchers led by Richard Miller of the University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) has recently proposed a next-generation mission to the moon called the Lunar Occultation Explorer (LOX) which is now under review by NASA. If accepted by the agency, it will be the first dedicated astrophysics lunar mission.

CNT-Modified CFRPs Offer the Possibility of Sensing Structures to the Aerospace Industry

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Jerrold Wang |  Lux Research

Researchers at the University of Surrey’s Advanced Technology Institute (ATI), the University of Bristol’s Advanced Composite Centre for Innovation and Science (ACCIS), and aerospace company Bombardier teamed up to develop a carbon nanotube-based material that is to replace the polymer sizing in carbon fiber reinforced polymers (CFRPs) for aerospace applications.