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As if having sadistic TSA agents at the security checkpoint rummage through our carry-on bags and peering
through our clothes using backscatter
x-ray machines at the airport was not enough, too often we are served up this little treat aloft.
Test & Measurement
World's Martin Rowe has come up with yet another Top 16 dB hit, "Below a Gigahertz." It asks the question, "Remember when 50-MHz clock signals
out of sci-fi, this Active Denial
System uses directed microwaves to make the perps feel like their skin is on fire, while not causing
any damage (skin penetration is only 1/64"). See videos
of page. AP reporter Elliot Minor volunteers.
OK, maybe it is as bad as being forced to watch
home movies, but here is a short clip of my e-powered RC airplane. Here is a clip of the
for the brushless motor.
of a Space Elevator
has been around for a while, but inept materials technology made it unachievable. Carbon nanotube advances
are about to change that. Here is a clip of a contest held for the first competition for working
Help Put a 'New
Face' on Engineering in 90 Seconds; 'How Engineers Make a World of Difference.' IEEE-USA Online Video
Scholarship Competition - $10,000 in total prizes. Due date Friday, January 18, 2008.
field simulation of cell phone near human head. It gives you that warm, fuzzy feeling - or is that the
microwaves? Courtesy Technische Universitat Darmstadt.