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A New Composite Material can Regulate its Temperature

A New Composite Material can Regulate its Temperature

The bio-inspired engineering approach could lead to the most advanced materials, ever. The name itself suggests that a ‘Composite Material’ is made from two or more constituent materials, which have significantly different physical or chemical properties. Despite the fact that the individual components remain distinct in the final entity, the properties of the resulting composite…

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Technologies that a Manned Spacecraft must have to Survive in Deep Space

Technologies that a Manned Spacecraft must have to Survive in Deep Space

Deep Space Missions are not easy by any stretch of the imagination. The number of space missions is increasing quite rapidly these days following the idea of finding signs of life in other parts of the universe. For now, most of the missions are unmanned but this might change pretty soon because the astronomers want…

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You Can Send Your Name On Mars

You Can Send Your Name On Mars

If you want your name to reach Mars, now it’s possible! NASA is about to launch a Discovery Program mission that will place a single geophysical lander on Mars to study its deep interior. InSight (Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport) is more than a Mars mission. Understanding the processes that shaped…

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