American Power Conversion (APC) is hosting free interactive seminars on power disturbances. The power protection equipment manufacturer for IT products will educate consumers on the impact of blackouts at home and office, facts about power, as well as its products and services APC offers, such as uninterrupted power supplies (UPS), surge strips, management software, and mobile accessories. To register, go to www.apc.com for the Blackout Support Center, or call (800) 877-4080 for inquiries.
NASA and Boeing developed a huge, carbon composite cryogenic fuel tank for deep space missions, and started testing it last month. The 18-ft cryotank will enable heavy-lift launch vehicles to send both humans and robots into deep space.
Focus on Fundamentals consists of 45-minute on-line classes that cover a host of technologies. You learn without leaving the comfort of your desk. All classes are taught by subject-matter experts and all are archived. So if you can't attend live, attend at your convenience.