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A Real Engineering Story – Engineering Wheels for Mars

Mission name: Mars Science Laboratory Vehicle name: Curiosity rover Problem: Wheels wearing out on sharp rocks of Mars Solving this problem: Watch this lecture at Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) given recently. http://www.ustream.tv/nasajpl

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Jules Verne – A Journey to the Center of the Earth

I just completed reading, “A Journey to the Center of the Earth,” my second reading of Jules Verne. I had previously read, “Around the World in Eighty Days.” Although not factual, and sometime not very realistic, Verne’s journey into the … Continue reading

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