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New Pyrenees pipeline to help cut dependence on Russian gas - an annotated infographic

The leaders of Spain, France and Portugal are expected to strike an accord in Madrid to build a new pipeline through the Pyrenees that would allow Spain to pump almost 15 billion cubic metres of gas a year northwards – approximately 10 per cent of the supply currently coming from Russia. 14 more words

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#Nasa probe reaches dwarf planet #Ceres - an annotated infographic

Nasa’s Dawn spacecraft is to begin orbiting Ceres, the largest body in the main asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter. Having been launched in 2007, Dawn spent a year from 2011-2012 orbiting Vesta – the asteroid belt’s second-biggest object – as part of a mission to understand how planets were formed. 111 more words

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E&T news weekly #39 – we choose our favourite engineering and technology news stories from the week

Friday February 27 2015
 Jonathan Wilson, online managing editor
Robotic nurse bear to take over demanding healthcare tasks

Cuddly healthcare robots have been in the news this week, just as they have been in cinemas lately. 1,314 more words

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#GenevaMotorShow - star cars on show from #Ferrari and more - three annotated infographics

Once again, the world’s automotive manufacturers will shortly be zipping around the picturesque roads of Geneva, casting narcissistic glances at the reflections of their new super cars as they cruise by the placid, mirror-like surface of the adjacent eponymous Lake. 138 more words

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New #Haynes manuals show #space tech doesn't have to be rocket science

Reviewing Haynes’ new ‘Owners’ Workshop Manual’ for the various models of Nasa’s Gemini spacecraft in the current issue of E&T, Mark Williamson welcomes the recognition it gives to the projects that laid the engineering groundwork for the much more celebrated Apollo missions. 433 more words

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@Pebble Time #smartwatch smashes Kickstarter target and sets new record - an annotated infographic

In honour of the new Pebble Time smartwatch and its frankly ridonkulous achievement of attracting $6.5m of investment on Kickstarter in a mere half day, we present an up close and personal infographic devoted to this record-breaking, wrist-wrapping superwatch. 42 more words

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#Smartwatch market set to explode as clock ticks down to #AppleWatch launch - an annotated infographic

The burgeoning smartwatch market looks set to explode with the imminent April release of the Apple Watch. App makers are hoping for the same kind of gold rush that arrived with the iPhone App Store in 2008 and have been metaphorically hopping excitedly from foot to foot since the… 165 more words

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