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This Eye-Catching Composite Pavilion in Stuttgart was inspired by Moths
This Eye-Catching Composite Pavilion in Stuttgart was inspired by Moths
Researchers and students from the University of Stuttgart have used robots and drones to weave a unique, 39-foot composite pavilion inspired by moth webs. The research pavilion, based at the university�s Institute for Computational Design and Construct...
Toho Tenax Produces Carbon Fiber Part for Porsche GT3 Cup II
Toho Tenax Produces Carbon Fiber Part for Porsche GT3 Cup II
Toho Tenax Europe GmbH has manufactured the assembly carrier for the Porsche GT3 Cup II race car. It is the first automotive part being produced in serial production with Tenax� Part via Preform (PvP) technology in Heinsberg, Germany, supplied directly...
Scaled Composites Completes Test of Stratolaunch, the World�s Largest Composite Aircraft
Scaled Composites Completes Test of Stratolaunch, the World�s Largest Composite Aircraft
Mojave, Calif.-based Scaled Composites announced that its Stratolaunch aircraft was towed outside for the first time to begin its ground test phase. The concept of the plane was a product of combined innovation from Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen and ...
Georgia Tech Researchers Develop 3-D Printing Method for Shape-Shifting Objects
Georgia Tech Researchers Develop 3-D Printing Method for Shape-Shifting Objects
According to Georgia Tech�s Research�Horizons�magazine, a team of researchers from Georgia Tech and two other institutions from Singapore and China has developed a 3-D printing method to create objects that can permanently transform into a range of dif...
Calgary Professor�s Bridge Material Research Could Save Cities Billions
Calgary Professor�s Bridge Material Research Could Save Cities Billions
Dr. Mamdouh El-Badry, a civil engineering professor at the University of Calgary, is working on research that explores the viability of GFRP-reinforced concrete as the primary material to make a �bridge of the future.� If the bridge performs as the pro...
Boeing Celebrates First 737 MAX Delivery
Boeing Celebrates First 737 MAX Delivery
Last week, Boeing celebrated the first delivery of its new 737 MAX. The airplane, a 737 MAX 8, was handed over to Malindo Air at the Seattle Delivery Center. The Malaysia-based airline will be the first to put the 737 MAX into commercial service.