News 4/21/2003 Post a comment Professor Bill Fahrenholtz of the Ceramic Engineering Department of the University of Missouri-Rolla is developing high-temperature ceramics that could be used in the next-generation space shuttle.
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News 4/21/2003 Post a comment Despite benefits of working together, corporate politics and cultural differences keep many engineers and purchasing managers at arms length from each other
The first Tacoma Narrows Bridge was a Washington State suspension bridge that opened in 1940 and spanned the Tacoma Narrows strait of Puget Sound between Tacoma and the Kitsap Peninsula. It opened to traffic on July 1, 1940, and dramatically collapsed into Puget Sound on November 7, just four months after it opened.
Noting that we now live in an era of “confusion and ill-conceived stuff,” Ammunition design studio founder Robert Brunner, speaking at Gigaom Roadmap, said that by adding connectivity to everything and its mother, we aren't necessarily doing ourselves any favors, with many ‘things’ just fine in their unconnected state.
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