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NASA Seeks Proposals to Develop Capabilities for Deep Space Exploration, Journey to Mars

October 29, 2014 4:31 pm | by NASA | News | Comments

NASA is soliciting proposals for concept studies or technology development projects that will be necessary to enable human pioneers to go to deep space destinations such as an asteroid and Mars. Through a Broad Area Announcement ...  

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3D Printed Gadget Accessories Challenge

October 29, 2014 4:14 pm | by CGTrader | Events

Think about a box. Do you picture it? Now think out of the box. It’s a dead-simple instruction how to become a cool inventor. We need your shining talent to upgrade the things we cannot get enough of – phones, laptops, cameras, TVs, tablets ...

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Two 3D Design Competitions

October 29, 2014 3:49 pm | by Kaylie Duffy, Associate Editor, @kaylieannduffy | Articles | Comments

The holidays are rapidly approaching, and CGTrader has teamed up with the 3D printing experts from i.materialise to present a holiday-themed challenge. Design a gift that you would love to give to a friend or relative that could be printed in ...

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KEMET CEO Per-Olof Loof to Join Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences

October 29, 2014 12:20 pm | by KEMET | News | Comments

KEMET CEO Per-Olof Loof has been elected to the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences (IVA). Founded in 1919, it is the world’s oldest such academy and promotes the exchange of knowledge throughout ...      

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Global Market for Gas Flow Meters, Sensors, & Monitors to Reach $6.4B by 2019

October 29, 2014 12:08 pm | by BCC Research | News | Comments

BCC Research reveals in its new report, Gas Sensors and Gas Metering: Applications and Markets, the global market for gas flow meters, sensors, monitors, and secondary flow instrumentation is estimated to exceed $6.4 billion by 2019 ...  

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Mouser Launches New Security Applications Site

October 29, 2014 12:00 pm | by Mouser Electronics | News | Comments

Mouser Electronics has unveiled their new Security Applications Site on Mouser.com offering design resources for engineers looking to develop cutting-edge security systems. As the world continues down the fast path of internet connectivity ...

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Red Lion’s Crimson Software Supports over 300 Protocols

October 29, 2014 11:49 am | by Red Lion Controls | News | Comments

Red Lion Controls has announced that the company’s flagship Crimson 3.0 software now offers communication support for more than 300 industrial protocols. Protocol conversion is a key element needed to make the concept of the ... 

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CIJE-Tech High School to Incorporate 3D Design & Printing Projects in Fall Curriculum

October 29, 2014 11:40 am | by The Center for Initiatives in Jewish Education | News | Comments

The Center for Initiatives in Jewish Education's (CIJE) CIJE-Tech programs in schools nationwide will add advanced 3-D printing and software design as part of its CIJE-Tech High School Engineering Program. The CIJE-Tech High ...

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New & Updated Resource on STEM Education, Workforce

October 29, 2014 10:48 am | by National Science Foundation | News | Comments

It just became a lot easier for educators, students, parents, policymakers and business leaders to learn more about national trends in education and jobs in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). The National Science ...

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Solar Power Material Converts 90% of Captured Light into Heat

October 29, 2014 10:31 am | by University of California - San Diego | News | Comments

A multidisciplinary engineering team at the University of California, San Diego developed a new nanoparticle-based material for concentrating solar power plants designed to absorb and convert to heat more than 90 percent of the ...  

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Russians Deliver Space Station Cargo After U.S. Flop

October 29, 2014 10:29 am | by Marcia Dunn, AP Aerospace Writer | News | Comments

Just hours after an American cargo run to the International Space Station ended in flames, a Russian supply ship has arrived at the station with a load of fresh supplies. The Russian supply ship launched early Wednesday from Kazakhstan and ...

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Orbital Sciences' Stock Plummets After Explosion

October 29, 2014 10:29 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Shares of Orbital Sciences tumbled in Wednesday morning trading after the aerospace company's unmanned rocket bound for the International Space Station exploded moments after liftoff on Tuesday evening. No injuries were reported ...  

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Laser Experiments Mimic Cosmic Explosions & Planetary Cores

October 29, 2014 10:23 am | by American Physical Society | News | Comments

Researchers are finding ways to understand some of the mysteries of space without leaving earth. Using high-intensity lasers at the University of Rochester's OMEGA EP Facility focused on targets smaller than a pencil's eraser, they conducted ...

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Helping General Electric Upgrade the U.S. Power Grid

October 29, 2014 10:14 am | by American Physical Society | News | Comments

When researchers at General Electric Co. sought help in designing a plasma-based power switch, they turned to the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL). The proposed switch, which GE is developing ...

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Using Radio Waves to Control the Density in a Fusion Plasma

October 29, 2014 10:10 am | by American Physical Society | News | Comments

Recent fusion experiments on the DIII-D tokamak at General Atomics (San Diego) and the Alcator C-Mod tokamak at MIT (Cambridge, Massachusetts), show that beaming microwaves into the center of the plasma can be used to control ...   

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