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3D-printed Artwork Created on the International Space Station

Posted February 28, 2017 12:00 AM by Engineering360 eNewsletter

The first-ever off-world artwork by Eyal Gever demonstrates what humanity can achieve through positivity, and lightens the mood with laughter in space. Read more.


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John Glenn Dies at Age 95

Posted December 08, 2016 5:17 PM by wagman262

What thoughts do you have on the passing of John Glenn? Not an engineer, but certainly an iconic figure who rode into space on the accomplishments of engineers.

13 comments; last comment on 12/10/2016
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Impact of an EPA Rule Rollback

Posted December 08, 2016 8:20 AM by wagman262

Curious for your back-of-the-envelope assessment: Let’s say EPA stops enforcing air and water rules for power plants. Would doing so ease regulatory pressure enough on coal-fired power plants to put them back in the money and farther up the dispatch curve? Or is the regulatory structure such that state enforcement would mean that “turning off” environmental controls would not be an option?

It would seem, too, that the economics of natural gas remain a tangible factor in coal’s viability, not to mention state-by-state renewable energy targets, as well as regional market structures that some believe are making nuclear power uneconomic.

Your thoughts?

24 comments; last comment on 12/13/2016
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Engineer's Guide to Corrosion, Part 1 and 2 Now Available!

Posted October 13, 2016 11:54 AM by wagman262

Parts 1 and 2 of our series on corrosion basics are available. Part 1 can be found here. And Part 2 can be found here. Weigh in with your comments!

8 comments; last comment on 10/20/2016
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Amazon's Bezos Unveils New Rocket Design

Posted September 13, 2016 1:30 PM by wagman262

Plans for the New Glenn rocket were unveiled by Amazon's Jeff Bezos. Have a look at the article, then tell us about your earliest memory of a rocket launch. Could be a backyard launch of a model rocket or a Cape Canaveral (or elsewhere!) launch.

5 comments; last comment on 09/18/2016
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