Researchers from MIT have succeeded in designing a skin-tight, pressurized spacesuit integrated with tiny, spring-like coils, which contract when heated. Shape-memory alloys (SMA) were used to create the coil.
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Amanda Ghassaei from the tutorial website Instructables has used 3D printing techniques to create records which can be played on conventional turntables, paving the way for anyone to print their own music at home.
The world of wearable technology has taken a huge leap forward since the days of light up stereo T-Shirts. Consumers now have a choice of what tech they should wear. How is this technology shaping the next generation of products and what will the world look like as it takes hold?
Dubbed 'impossible' due to its contravention of the conservation of momentum, NASA has tested a space engine which employs a microwave thruster system requiring no propellent. The thruster named 'Cannae Drive' exploits subatomic quantum particles which are said to transfer in and out of existence.
The main barrier preventing renewable energy, such as wind and solar, becoming the dominant power source has always been their inefficiency during times of limited wind and sun exposure.
Mike Conway of PMC, a key distributor of Photon Control's Optical Flare Gas Flow Meters, talks to AZoM about the importance of flare gas metering and the advantages of Photon's optical metering technology.
In this interview, David Alvord from H.C. Starck talks about their refractory metal forging and extrusion capabilities, and how that benefits their customers.
Bob Lockerman, Analytical Product Manager at CEM Corporation, speaks to AZoM.com about the company, their microwave systems and the future of the industry.
Dr. Prasad Apte, Director of Technology at Harper International, speaks to AZoM.com about the advantages of working with an experienced thermal processing partner early in development to optimize commercial scale-up.
Amulya Das, Director of Business Development at Mid-Mountain Materials, Inc., talks to AZoM.com about the company, their products, projects they have been involved in and what the future has in store for them.
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