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When astronauts head for Mars, keeping them cool will be a major concern, so a team of mechanical engineers at the Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) led by Jamal Yagoobi is working on a new electrical cooling system that has no moving parts. Already being tested aboard the International Space Station (ISS), the electrohydrodynamic (EHD) cooler uses electrically charged fluids running t
while the echoing silver covers all the activities -- the lively dynamism of cooking --, the blackness is the zen and calm place for everything that remains quiet. The post a glittering silver box for a gastronomic space in madrid by hector fernandez elorza appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
As if they don't already have enough on their plate, astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) are turning storm chasers. On April 13, a 16-m (52-ft) remote controlled robotic arm installed the 314-kg (692-lb) Space Storm Hunter instrument package on Europe's Columbus laboratory module, where it will make an extensive survey of terrestrial thunderstorms...Continue Reading ESA's
a 12-day stay costs includes a three-month training program before launch.The post a break in space for $9.5M – introducing the aurora station space hotel appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
For years we've seen space tourism touted as "coming soon," but the only real opportunity to buy your way into space were very rare private trips to the International Space Station with price tags north of US$20 million. The latest private company to get into the space tourism game is Orion Span, which recently revealed its Aurora Station space hotel, promising an extremely ambitious 2022 ope
China's first outpost in space came to a fiery end today, making an uncontrolled reentry into the Earth's atmosphere. The US Joint Force Space Command Component (JFSCC) has confirmed that at about 5:16 pm PDT on April 1 (April 2, 00:16 GMT), the derelict Tiangong-1 space station burned up over the southern Pacific Ocean ending weeks of uncertainty as to when and where it would finish its care
these so-called ‘panels’ are seen as gloomy, lifeless mementos from the eastern bloc era and completely ignored by foreign visitors.The post sator space popularizes hungarian post-socialist architecture through souvenir magnets appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Game makers from Blizzard, Riot, Gas Powered Games, and more cast themselves back to the strange, hazy days of the late '90s to talk about how StarCraft changed the way they thought about game design. ...
Travel photographer Thomas Heaton is traveling in his camper van around North Wales. He's on the third day of his trip and he stopped in to Harlech Beach along the Snowdonia coast. The beach is a very open and features a lot of empty space. How does Heaton go about photographing empty space? Calm simple spaces can work very well, even when you just have a singular subject, such as a lone rock
Autonomous cars could prove to be splendid news for parking, according to new research from the University of Toronto. Because self-driving cars can park themselves, you can get out beforehand. Since you don't need to open the door once parked you can cram many more cars in. But according to the researchers, if autonomous cars work together, even more space can be saved – though perhaps not s is a social bookmarking place where you can share, find & discuss the best news around on most topics. We focus on hi-tech reviews, gadgets and geekery but we like almost anything that's awesome, appealing and thought-provoking! er6i9ds5mz

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