This fiber optic graphic mural skyline visually shows the changing of the seasons. The building and foliage in the mural change colors to show the four seasons. It measures 60 by 120 ft and incorporates more than 8 miles of fiber optics with just four 50W halogen bulbs rated at 5,000 hours each. It is designed for large public areas such as shopping malls, theme parks, retailers and restaurants.
A simple new chemical method for repairing and recycling notoriously difficult carbon fiber composites has been developed by the Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Polymer Research. An entire component can be completely recycled, including reclaiming its expensive carbon fibers for reuse.
In today’s connected world we are seeing the beginning of connected homes, smart grids, self-driving automobiles, drones, and many other amazing devices. Out of all the soon-to-be connected devices, which device poses the greatest dangerous to its users and society?
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