If a plasma screen hummed at high altitudes, would you hear it? A recent issue of the New York Times stated that "plasma hums when used at 6,500 ft or more above sea level." Huh? A spokesperson for flat panel maker Phillips acknowledged that the company is "looking into the matter" but isn't prepared to talk to the press, yet.
George Leopold's talk at last week's Design & Manufacturing Minneapolis helped restore astronaut and engineer Gus Grissom's role in the beginnings of NASA, and outlined how Grissom played a pivotal role in winning the Space Race.
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