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Magnets, Not Rockets, Could Fling Satellites Into Space

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by Mike Zazaian October 3, 2006 - 5:50pm, 37 Comments >>

An artist rendering of a circular launch track

The U.S. Air Force is researching a new technology that would use magnets to accelerate satellites and other projectiles into space with a gigantic, circular track.

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Self-Healing Polymer Could Augment Aviation

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by Mike Zazaian September 29, 2006 - 9:50am, No Comments

A panel of the self-healing polymer

Researchers at the University of Alabama have developed a self-healing polymer that could prove very useful for aviation applications.

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