Scientists from the University of New Hampshire (UNH) and the Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) report that data gathered by NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) show lighter materials like plastics provide effective shielding against the radiation hazards faced by astronauts during extended space travel.
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Advances in 3D printing technology in recent time have been massive, with the media, publishing stories about the great things that can be ‘printed’, as well as the controversial.
Technological advancements in materials are becoming greater by the day, ceramics in particular. ALON® is a new advanced form of ceramics based on a composition of aluminum oxy nitride with a cubic spinel crystal structure.
At the upcoming Paris Air Show at the Le Bourget Exhibition Centre from June 17-23, Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics, Seals Group, will be exhibiting their dynamic sealing and wear & friction products.
I've always been a little sceptical about the future of space exploration in terms of the next stage of space travel and human architecture in space.
How do we get to the point where we could build a lunar base? Or be able to build space stations, space craft in space? How would they be able to build such a large scale project in space?
Robert G. McGregor, General Manager of Global Marketing for Brookfield Engineering Laboratories, Inc., talks to AZoM about new advancements within their equipment and the potential benefits of these.
Frantz Saintellemy, Executive VP at ZMD America Inc., talks to AZoM about the need for sustainability in the electronics and automotive industries, and how best to achieve this.
Jimee Patel, MSDS Author at Master Bond Inc., talks to AZoM about the thermal properties of adhesives and how to best select the right product for the right temperature environment.
Steve Kelly, CEO at SmartKem talks to AZoM about Organic Semiconductors for Flexible Displays.
Dr. Michael Foster, Director at IS-Instruments Ltd, talks to AZoM about their high throughput OEM spectrometer for Raman spectroscopy.
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