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Platinum SMD flat chip temperature sensors for automotive, space, and industrial electronics

June 25, 2015 11:20 am | by Vishay Intertechnology | Vishay Intertechnology | Product Releases | Comments

Vishay Intertechnology today announced a new AEC-Q200-qualified version of its PTS series of platinum SMD flat chip temperature sensors...

Protesters block construction of giant Hawaii telescope

June 25, 2015 11:07 am | by Jennifer Sinco Kelleher, Associated Press | News | Comments

Hundreds of protesters on a Hawaii mountain road erupted in cheers Wednesday after construction crews turned around and retreated from the site for what would be one of the world's largest telescopes...


Engineering Update #116: Test firing a 3D printed thruster

June 25, 2015 10:40 am | by Jon Dipierro, Kasey Panetta, Jamie Wisniewski, & Janine E. Mooney | Videos | Comments

We’re 3D printing a lot of stuff these days. But with each discovery it seems the 3D printing items are evolving in terms of sophistication and application...


Tech company finds stolen government log-ins all over web

June 25, 2015 9:48 am | by Ken Dilanian, AP Intelligence Writer | News | Comments

A CIA-backed technology company has found logins and passwords for 47 government agencies strewn across the Web - available for hackers, spies and thieves...


AC-to-DC power supplies for space-constrained applications

June 25, 2015 9:39 am | by GE's Critical Power business | Product Releases | Comments

GE’s CLP0224FP and CLP0112FP are the latest addition to its open-frame, Compact Low Power (CLP) family of AC-DC power supplies...

Analyzing ocean mixing reveals insight on climate

June 25, 2015 9:39 am | by DOE/Los Alamos National Laboratory | News | Comments

Scientists at Los Alamos National Laboratory have developed a computer model that clarifies the complex processes driving ocean mixing in the vast eddies that swirl across hundreds of miles of open ocean...


Spintronics advance brings wafer-scale quantum devices closer to reality

June 25, 2015 9:34 am | by University of Chicago | News | Comments

An electronics technology that uses the "spin" -- or magnetization -- of atomic nuclei to store and process information promises huge gains in performance over today's electron-based devices. But getting there is proving challenging...


Research findings point way to designing crack-resistant metals

June 25, 2015 9:30 am | by Arizona State University | News | Comments

Potential solutions to big problems continue to arise from research that is revealing how materials behave at the smallest scales....


Controller system controls motion on multiple axis

June 25, 2015 9:29 am | by Velmex, Inc. | Velmex, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Velmex VXM Controller Systems are integral components of the power systems that efficiently drive motorized Velmex products including UniSlides®, BiSlides®, XSlides™ and Velmex Rotary Tables...

PLC relays for hazardous locations

June 25, 2015 9:23 am | by Phoenix Contact | Phoenix Contact | Product Releases | Comments

Phoenix Contact now offers PLC relays that are dual-rated for ATEX and Class I, Division 2 hazardous locations...

New conductive ink for electronic apparel

June 25, 2015 9:20 am | by University of Tokyo | News | Comments

University of Tokyo researchers have developed a new ink that can be printed on textiles in a single step to form highly conductive and stretchable connections...


House votes to block Obama's climate plan amid veto threat

June 25, 2015 9:12 am | by Matthew Daly, Associated Press | News | Comments

Defying a White House veto threat, the Republican-controlled House approved a plan Wednesday to block a key element of President Barack Obama's strategy for fighting climate change...


Internet companies should respond to extremist exploitation

June 25, 2015 9:05 am | by Edith M. Lederer, Associated Press | News | Comments

A U.N. panel is calling for Internet and social media companies to respond to the exploitation of their services by al-Qaida and other extremist groups who use the web to recruit fighters and spout "increasingly horrific propaganda"...


Google building next data center at Alabama power plant site

June 25, 2015 9:00 am | by Associated Press | News | Comments

Google is converting an old coal-burning power plant in Alabama into a sleek data center running on renewable energy to fuel the additional computing capacity needed to process Internet search requests, show digital video, give directions, deliver email and store photos...


New York City’s first solar-powered underground park coming closer to a reality

June 25, 2015 8:40 am | by Jamie Wisniewski, Associate Editor, @JamieECNmag | Blogs | Comments

The Lowline is prototyping new solar tech in hopes of turning its underground park dream into a reality...



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