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  1. Lifestyle - Technology - SCIENCE FOCUS

    Milestone in nuclear fusion puts power of stars within our reach

    Posted Oct 27th 2013, 05:00am by Martin Williams

    ... by "giant electromagnets powerful enough to trap an aircraft carrier". By heating hydrogen atoms to more than 150 million degrees Celsius- 10 times the temperature required for fusion ...

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    Alexander Graham Bell: more than Mr Telephone

    Posted Oct 07th 2012, 12:00am by Tom Yam

    ... than half the exhibits related not to telephony but to his experiments with hydrofoils, aircraft and- perhaps most intriguingly- geometric shapes. It struck me that, arguably, geometric ... how to construct a large flying machine with enough wing surface to provide the necessary lift, that wouldn't weigh the aircraft down. Bell's experiments showed that for some ...

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    Batteries will power on despite Dreamliner glitch with lithium-ion-fuelled cells

    Posted Mar 31st 2013, 12:00am by Martin Williams

    ... with what we are doing," Ray Conner, Boeing's chief executive of commercial aircraft, said this month. "I plan to fly on the very first flight." Research is under way to improve ...

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    How can Hongkongers avoid being struck by lightning?

    Posted Feb 17th 2013, 12:00am by John Chan

    ... handling on the apron, no aircraft refuelling, and no embarking or disembarking of passengers to or from the apron. As this may cause passengers to have to wait, an inconvenience, the trick ...

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    How machines' speech recognition capability has been evolving

    Posted Apr 14th 2013, 12:00am by Tom Yam

    ... Speech recognition in fighter aircraft reduces the workload of pilots so that they can focus on other mission-critical functions. Such programs have been operating in American, French ...



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