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A jammed door in a Delta Airlines jet left the captain locked out of the cockpit during a flight from Minneapolis to Las Vegas Thursday, leaving the first officer to perform a solo landing of sorts from the right seat. Delta 1651, which otherwise landed uneventfully and on time with 168 passengers at McCarran International Airport, was officially an emergency.
A space scientist at the University of Leicester, in collaboration with the New Zealand Defence Technology Agency and DMC International Imaging, has been trialling a concept for using satellite imagery to significantly improve the chances of locating ships and planes, such as the missing Malaysian flight MH370, lost at sea.
Ultra-high capacity wireless broadband could be on the way, thanks to a three-year £3m European Commission-funded project led by Glasgow University.
If you can't find the ideal material, then design a new one. By manipulating the ordered arrangement of atoms in layered complex oxide materials, scientists have found a way to control their electronic band gaps, which determines the electrical behavior of the material and how it interacts with light.
Finance: Action against chemical maker mirrors previous moves aimed at Dow and DuPont
Programmable logic company Tabula is rumored to be closing its doors on March 24. Tabula garnered industry interest with a unique 12-level FPGA architecture that dramatically shortened interconnects.