Asteroid: Doomsday or Payday?
The dichotomy that surrounds asteroids is examined.
At the Edge of Space
A weather observation plane skirts the earth-space divide.
Making Stuff Safer
Conclusion. A look at efforts to engineer a safer world.
Making Stuff Colder
Part 3 of 4. Examining cold science.
Making Stuff Wilder
Part 2 of 4. A look at innovations inspired by life.
Making Stuff Faster
Part 1 of 4. Things that may change people's lives.
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The "Making Stuff" conclusion, "Smarter," examines how nature inspires scientists to create new materials. Included: an Army tanker truck that heals its own bullet wounds; an airplane wing that changes shape during flight; a gecko-like adhesive.
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