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Book Review: 30-Second Meteorology – Adam Scaife and Julia Slingo

By Jade Fell 

“The storm starts, when the drops start dropping. When the drops stop dropping then the storm starts stopping.” ― Dr. Seuss

Did you know that Horace-Bénédict Der Saussure invented the cyanometer? 461 more words

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#OculusRift launch date getting closer - #VR fans getting frothy for March 28 - an annotated infographic

Oculus Rift, the virtual reality headset developed by a subsidiary of Facebook, is taking pre-orders for its hardware, due to ship on March 28.

The level of excitement in the tech sphere can be gauged by the… 201 more words

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E&T news weekly #80 – we choose our favourite engineering and technology news stories from the week

Friday 5 February 2016
 Vitali Vitaliev, features editor
EasyJet passengers to be served engine water from hydrogen planes

Interesting news. And whereas I am all in favour of alternative energy sourcing, recycling and other things ‘green’, I feel somewhat wary of being offered drinking water which, in the words of easyJet’s head of engineering is “the only waste product from the system”, even if it is entirely clean (according to the same head of engineering). 1,378 more words

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.@ESA Ariane 6 rocket starts development - an annotated infographic

Airbus Safran Launchers – a joint venture between the aerospace giant Airbus and the aero and rocket manufacturer Safran – has finalised the architecture for its Ariane 6 launch vehicle. 41 more words

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E&T news weekly #79 – we choose our favourite engineering and technology news stories from the week

Friday January 29 2016
 Jonathan Wilson, online managing editor
Children now spend more time online than watching TV

Children now spend more time online than they do watching television, according to a new report from research agency Childwise. 1,974 more words

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#StarWars #TheForceAwakens officially does Quite Well at the box office - an annotated infographic

“Star Wars: The Force Awakens” has overtaken “Avatar” as the top grossing film in U.S. box office history. Yes, this graphic is already out of date. 99 more words

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E&T news weekly #78 – we choose our favourite engineering and technology news stories from the week

Friday January 22 2016
 Jack Loughran, news reporter
Robots to trigger widespread redundancies by end of decade

Robots are increasingly being presented in the same negative tabloid light that is sometimes shined on immigrants. 1,978 more words

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