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July 28, 2015 10:02 am
Brandon Loo, Director of Engineering, Milwaukee Electronics' Design Engineering Group
Engineering resources are a shrinking commodity at most original equipment manufacturers (OEMs). The workload hasn’t decreased. If anything it has grown, as product lifecycles become shorter ...
July 28, 2015 11:19 am
Megan Crouse, Real Time Digital Reporter
NVBOTS co-founder and CEO AJ Perez has a vision for his company that involves adding commercial printers to its existing stock of educational ones, making it easier for both students and professionals ...
July 28, 2015 1:26 pm
Jake Meister, Real Time Digital Reporter
The National Transportation Safety Board announced today that the Oct. 31, 2014 in-flight breakup of SpaceShipTwo, a commercial space vehicle built for Virgin Galactic, was caused when the co-pilot unlocked the vehicle’s “feathering system” too early ...
July 30, 2015 4:25 pm
Megan Crouse, Real Time Digital Reporter
I’ve been interested in spacecraft exploring the Moon lately. From deep caves to a sky thin with atmosphere, our nearest satellite is the most convenient laboratory we have for the exploration of other ...
July 16, 2015 4:12 pm
Megan Crouse, Real Time Digital Reporter
All eyes are on New Horizons this week as it pulls more information from Pluto, but another notable craft stayed closer to home and looked even farther than the edge of the solar system ...
July 15, 2015 3:47 pm
Megan Crouse, Real Time Digital Reporter
New Horizons researchers took to the internet in force on July 14, abuzz with the craft’s closest pass to Pluto in the morning. Facebook and Reddit both hosted question-and-answer sessions a ...
July 14, 2015 3:17 pm
Megan Crouse, Real Time Digital Reporter
Modelers and architects will be invited this evening to participate in Project Soane, in which participants from around the world recreate John Soane’s Bank of England using building information modeling ...
July 14, 2015 10:30 am
Mark Lewis, Dart Controls
Brushless DC motors have the performance advantages of DC permanent magnet motors without the need for motor brush maintenance. BLDC motors have the additional advantages of ...
July 14, 2015 9:08 am
Megan Crouse, Real Time Digital Reporter
The 3MF Consortium added four new member companies on July 1, adding 3D Systems, Materialise, Stratasys, and Siemens PLM Software to the group dedicated to giving 3D printers a common language ...
July 13, 2015 1:59 pm
Megan Crouse, Real Time Digital Reporter
Jeffrey Nosanov wants to bring NASA a spacecraft that can peer into the collapsed craters and skylights on the Moon, mapping previously unexplored cave systems with PERISCOPE, or the Perilapsis Subsurface Cave Optical Explorer ...
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