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Rolls-Royce Runs First Engine On World’s Largest And Smartest Aerospace Testbed

Rolls-Royce has successfully completed the first engine run on its state-of-the-art Testbed 80, which will be the largest and smartest indoor aerospace testbed in the world when it is officially opened in the coming months. With an internal area of 7,500m2, making it larger than a Premiership football pitch, the testbed conducted its first run on a Rolls-Royce Trent XWB engine at the test facility...

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Rohde & Schwarz presents new handheld vector network analyzer up to 26.5 GHz

Rohde & Schwarz now offers the R&S ZNH, a full two-port handheld vector network analyzer up to 26.5 GHz with cable and antenna analysis and full S-parameter measurements. Both of these functions are included free of charge. The R&S ZNH is user-friendly, easy to configure and has a compact fanless housing for field applications. The R&S ZNH handheld vector network analyzer helps detect and remedy...

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Raspberry Pi-powered Robotics Kit makes its entrance at Consumer Electronics Show (CES)

An exciting new robotics kit that is both highly versatile yet simple to use is being launched onto the market by ed-tech pioneers pi-top LONDON, United Kingdom: Already billed as one of the “coolest” new computer devices of last year by Microsoft’s Jeff Teper, the pi-top (www.pi-top.com) Robotics Kit will be officially launched on Monday at the first-ever virtual edition of CES. The unique, game-changing...

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L-com Introduces Passive CWDM Mux/Demux Products for Inside and Outside Plant Applications

IRVINE, Calif.: L-com, an Infinite Electronics brand, and a preferred manufacturer of wired and wireless connectivity products, announced today that it has introduced a new series of passive, coarse wave division multiplexing (CWDM) cassettes and barrel filters to address the multiplexing and de-multiplexing of optical signals over fiber. L-com’s new passive CWDM product line consists of 4, 8 and 16 channel mux/demux cassettes as well...

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pPDI-based material system with outstanding dynamic behavior and high fatigue resistance

The demand for extremely load-bearing elastomers for wheel treads and rollers is growing worldwide. The materials are used, for example, in the wheels of forklift vehicles, in guide rollers of high-rise and industrial elevators, and in rollers for agricultural machinery and high performance roller coasters. LANXESS has answered this trend by developing customized thermoset elastomer prepolymer systems and related hardeners. In addition, the specialty chemicals...

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MediaTek Dimensity Series Set to Power 5G Smartphones in Indian Market

Mumbai: , the world’s 4th largest global fabless semiconductor company and a frontrunner in the 5G segment, today announced its Dimensity series of 5G chipsets will power the next wave of 5G devices from leading smartphone brands in India. Reiterating its commitment to enabling seamless 5G experiences in India, MediaTek expects the first smartphones powered by the flagship MediaTek Dimensity 1000+ chip to launch early...

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Skill India Establishes First Centre of Excellence for Skill Development in Power Sector

Bengaluru: In a significant development and in line with the commitment to skill development and vocational training, the Government of India, the Ministry of National Education and Youth, Government of the French Republic and , today announced the inauguration of  first Center of Excellence (CoE) for skill development in power sector in the campus of National Institute of Solar Energy (NISE) located at Gwal Pahari,...

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In absence of immediately available clean air options, urban India will continue to breathe toxic air for years

New Delhi: As poor air quality coupled with hazardous smog continues to perpetually choke the capital and other Indian cities, lack of urgency to respond is both frustrating and appalling. With an overwhelming policy thrust on EVs and a complete dearth of focus on immediate clean air solutions, millions of Indians are likely to continue breathing toxic air for years. As we observe National Pollution...

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NASA’s Curiosity Mars Rover Takes Selfie With “Mary Anning” on the Red Planet

Thе Mаrѕ rоvеr has drіllеd three samples оf rосk іn thіѕ сlау-еnrісhеd rеgіоn since fіrѕt аrrіvіng in Julу. NASA’ѕ Curiosity Mаrѕ rover hаѕ a nеw selfie. Thіѕ latest іѕ frоm a lосаtіоn named “Mary Annіng,” аftеr a 19th-сеnturу Englіѕh раlеоntоlоgіѕt whоѕе dіѕсоvеrу оf mаrіnе-rерtіlе fоѕѕіlѕ were ignored fоr gеnеrаtіоnѕ bесаuѕе of hеr gender аnd сlаѕѕ. Thе rоvеr hаѕ bееn at the ѕіtе ѕіnсе thіѕ past...

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Scientists Unravel How and Why Amazon Trees Die & Why Tree Mortality Is Increasing

The сарасіtу оf thе Amаzоn fоrеѕt to ѕtоrе carbon in a changing climate wіll ultіmаtеlу bе dеtеrmіnеd by how fast trees dіе – and whаt kіllѕ thеm. Now, a hugе nеw study hаѕ unrаvеlеd whаt fасtоrѕ соntrоl tree mortality rаtеѕ іn Amаzоn forests аnd hеlрѕ tо еxрlаіn whу tree mоrtаlіtу іѕ іnсrеаѕіng across thе Amаzоn bаѕіn. Thіѕ lаrgе analysis found thаt thе mean grоwth rаtе...