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ESA’s Gaia mission produces richest star map of our galaxy to date

The ESA released data from its Gaia mission today. The new star map is the richest data catalogue ever produced. The map includes high-precision measurements of almost 1.7 billion stars and has uncovered unseen details of our home Galaxy that have never been seen before. The release of the data...

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UK company to demonstrate zero emission hydrogen combustion engine

engineering careers  UK company to demonstrate zero emission hydrogen combustion engine

UK company ULEMCo has announced it has successfully modified a Volvo FH16 to burn hydrogen gas instead of petrol. The modifications give the truck a real-world range of about 180 miles with zero emissions. The company believe that this could be a low-cost way to de-carbonize existing heavy goods vehicles....

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Could Plastic Roads save the world?

engineering careers  Could Plastic Roads save the world?

Engineer Toby McCartney has pioneered a way to use plastic waste to hold together asphalt. This could replace bitumen (an oil product), reduce plastic waste and create longer-lasting roads.

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Update – TESS Rescheduled to Launch Today

engineering careers  Update – TESS Rescheduled to Launch Today

If you are wondering why they have not heard if TESS was launched successfully on Monday; that was because rocket issues pushed back the launch to today. The Falcon 9 carrying NASA’s TESS satellite is now scheduled for 6:32 p.m. EDT from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air...

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