In my beautiful balloon...
News 9/4/2000 Post a comment NASA has a scientific balloon program at the Wallops Flight Facility, (Wallops Island, VA). Payloads carry a variety of instrumentation to gather information on the atmosphere, the Sun, the near-Earth, and space environment and beyond.
Do you know any smart kids?
News 9/4/2000 Post a comment To recognize that professors and professionals are not alone in making industry waves, Design News and ANSYS Inc. have created the College Design Engineering Award.
Illuminate me!—Cockpit displays glow
News 9/4/2000 Post a comment Over the past half-century, Oppenheimer Precision Products Inc. has transitioned from making simple signs into custom-designing illuminated cockpit displays, mostly for military jets and helicopters.
What should be the perception of a product’s real-world performance with regard to the published spec sheet? While it is easy to assume that the product will operate according to spec, what variables should be considered, and is that a designer obligation or a customer responsibility? Or both?
Biomimicry has already found its way into the development of robots and new materials, with researchers studying animals and nature to come up with new innovations. Now thanks to researchers in Boston, biomimicry could even inform the future of electrical networks for next-generation displays.
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