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Tuesday's marvels of engineering

Tuesday’s marvels of engineering: Smart Moulds

Tuesday’s marvels of engineering: Smart Moulds

Smart moulds equipped with sensors yield new applications and greater process gains. This Germany-based mouldmaker has been recognised for its smart moulds for Industry 4.0 applications in the“Excellence in Production 2020” competition. There have been a...
Tuesday’s marvels of engineering: Curiosity rover

Tuesday’s marvels of engineering: Curiosity rover

Curiosity, also called Mars Science Laboratory (MSL), U.S. robotic vehicle, designed to explore the surface of Mars, which determined that Mars was once capable of supporting life. The rover was launched by an Atlas V rocket from Cape...
Tuesday’s marvels of engineering: Atomium

Tuesday’s marvels of engineering: Atomium

A little less than 4 years before the crucial date, i.e. November 1954, the engineer André Waterkeyn, who wished to celebrate scientific progress, hit upon the idea of the Atomium. This was to...
Tuesday’s marvels of engineering: 3D printed nuclear reactor core

Tuesday’s marvels of engineering: 3D printed nuclear reactor core

Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) is working on the design of a 3D printed nuclear reactor core which is scheduled to be turned on by 2023. Researchers at ORNL are currently refining the design, while also...
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Tuesday’s marvels of engineering: The first wireless flying robotic insect

Insect-sized flying robots could help with time-consuming tasks like surveying crop growth on large farms or sniffing out gas leaks. These robots soar by fluttering tiny wings because they are too small...