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How Modern Technology Has Helped Improve Weather Forecast

On October 17th 2014, the hurricane named Gonzalo hit the island named Bermuda. It did severe damage by knocking down power lines, many trees, and completely destroying access to many, many roads. However, due to early warnings Bermuda residents were able to avoid the disaster areas. The warnings were so effective that not one death or even serious injury was reported. It’s common knowledge that storms can be hard to predict, because there are so many factors. It is nature, so it’s very difficult to see what all the potential factors would be for a storm because so many different things can develop, and so quickly. Still, scientists and weather forecasters are getting much more accurate and efficient at predicting the weather. The weather systems these days are looked at supercomputers. These computers use special algorithms to predict the weather patterns, and also store new data. Or you can find ways to do this at home yourself in smaller ways too, by checking out home weather station reviews. The NOAA (Located in the USA) has developed a new storm prediction system. The system is called the NEIS, and it creates 4D models that show the weather around the world. It…

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Why Ethanol is a Fantastic Fuel and Source of Energy

As the modern world moves towards a renewable energy future, ethanol fuel is becoming more popular. And even though it’s not perfect, it presents a sustainable future that doesn’t cause pollution. So, here is a look at why ethanol fuel is the big focal point all over the world. Ethanol Fuel Is More Affordable Given the fact that almost every country is in a position to make their own ethanol fuel, it makes it the most affordable energy source. Basically, if a country can grow sugar cane, corn, or grains, they can start producing ethanol. And when you compare it to conventional fossil fuel, which places huge pressure on developing countries as well as those that produce it, ethanol is the logical next step. In fact, it is a clean energy source that can help to build struggling economies. According to Wall Fireplace Pros, this has led to a significant increase in interest in their ethanol range of fireplaces.

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Despite Advances, Effective Wastewater Treatment Remains Challenging

Wastewater originates from two main sources: domestic, and industrial use. Regardless of its source, wastewater must be treated to reduce and remove contaminants and lower the risk of harm to humans, animals, and the environment at large. Wastewater Created by Domestic Use Blackwater and greywater are types of sewage, or wastewater, created by domestic and natural processes. Blackwater is contaminated with concentrations of raw fecal matter and other organic contaminants, such as uric acid. It is typically created through the use of flushed-water toilets. Graywater is simply all of the other water that is used domestically. It can become contaminated as a result of direct human activity, such as washing clothes and dishes. Natural processes, such as the runoff from storms, can introduce contaminants like silt and other debris into the domestic water supply.  

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Guide to Linear Servo Actuators

Introduction Servo actuators are used to create motion in specific ways – accurately, they provide motion based on the remote or automatic feedback which tells them when and where and in which direction the movement is supposed to happen. This contrast with the conventional linear motion systems in that they only have one single input to direct their very limited working spheres. Using a servo actuator is something which gives the user a huge advantage when it comes to accuracy and delicacy, both of which are made possible by the controller which is part of every servo, and which compares all the results with the intended results during every motion, so as to be able to correct the motion if there is any discrepancy between the two. Any differences will therefore be changed by the controller. These types of actuators are used in a number of different areas and different industries, meaning that servo actuators can appear in many different sizes and applications, according to what they are needed for.

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3 Durable Materials That Help Make Air Travel Possible

As aircraft companies prepare to introduce hypersonic flights that can travel from London to New York in just two hours, manufacturers are developing a new jet coating that is up to the task of handling the increased speed and temperature. Researchers at the Royce Institute and the University of Manchester have partnered with the Central South University of China to develop a coating made of zirconium carbide, a compound used on drill bits. The material is reinforced with a carbon-carbon composite, a substance used in braking systems for Formula One cars. The resulting combination can protect aircraft flying at speeds up to five times the sound speed under temperatures up to 3,000 degrees Celsius. Innovations like this illustrate the scientific research required to develop materials durable enough to handle the stresses planes experience during flight. Here’s a look at three of the amazingly resistant materials that make air travel possible.

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DIRECTV Internet Bundles: Should You Go for It?

Anyone who loves watching television will agree that the choices available today are plenty, and among those choices, DIRECTV is one of the most prominent ones. However, in spite of its popularity, it is only natural to wonder if it’s really worth it or if you are just better off with plain old cable or a rival streaming service like Hulu or Netflix. As things stand now, DIRECTV is indeed the best option for all your TV watching needs and the following points should help you understand why it is so.

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All you need to know about Samsung’s ISOCELL Sensors

What will the future generation of smartphones be like? It’s hard to know, but Samsung wants us to see where the shots will go, and it seems that the terrain of photography will be one of the strongholds of Samsung’s Galaxy family. Thus, the manufacturer just introduced to the ISOCELL world, the new CMOS sensor for smartphones in the house. Samsung announced a new ISOCELL sensor at the second MWX held this year in Shanghai, China. It has an “advanced pixel technology” that offers improved color even in deficient light conditions. This new sensor will reach the smartphones and tablets “premium” in the house, and its mass production will begin later this year. ISOCELL manages to improve the current BSI sensors “by incorporating a physical barrier between the pixels” so that more photons are obtained and thus improve the image’s quality. These improvements allow the dynamic range of photos to be increased by 30%. It is rumoured that Galaxy Note 8 will have two lenses, one of telephoto and one of wide-angle. This would allow the company to merge features of blurring the background and highlighting the iPhone’s bokeh effect alongside capturing large photographs (such as the LG G6). What…

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The Importance of Durable Tools in Aviation Manufacturing

Air travel has been a revolutionary development in human technology. The ability to travel rapidly across the world has changed how we look at commerce, recreation, health, and government. The planes we use for these thousands of trips are amazing engineering feats, combining everything from hydraulics to electronics into a seamless and incredibly safe machine. Perhaps the only thing more impressive than the planes themselves are the machines used to build them. Aeronautics manufacturers utilize some of the most precise and hard-working machines globally, built from innovative materials and some of the most advanced electronics in use today. Those machines create vehicles that will transport thousands of lives every day, so they must remain in top-performing condition.

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DIRECTV, Streaming Services and Internet Providers – 9 Easy Ways to Save Money

Today, the internet is one of our main entertainment forms, with games, quizzes, TV shows, movies, and much more content available online for us to enjoy. But, TV and internet can quickly become very costly, so if you’re getting set up to go online in your new home or are switching your TV provider, internet company or both, saving money is probably going to be one of your top priorities. We’ve listed some of the best ways to save money on your television and the internet. TV and Internet Bundles One of the best ways to save money on your TV and the internet is to get a bundled package, for example, this one available from Hdbundles.com. When you purchase a package deal, you can usually find some exclusive special offers, for example, you could enjoy limited free access to premium channels, catch up TV, and more. For example, DIRECTV offers a satellite TV and internet package with almost 300 hundred channels included, over half of which are HD. Grouping your services from the same provider not only often works out cheaper for you, but it also makes managing your money and bills a lot easier with one simple monthly…

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Airbus and the Realization of Bionic Design

Five years ago, no one could have predicted the impact that slime mold would have on the air travel industry. This was when the idea for a bionic-design partition for the Airbus first came to the forefront. Engineering designers at Airbus took advantage of 3D printing and generative design software to create the bionic partition for its Concept Cabin. The partition is the only thing that separates passengers from the flight crew. Airbus’ new lightweight design allows greater access for emergency personnel to bring in stretchers. The ability to neatly tuck the partition out of the way means that medics can get sick or injured people off the plane in a hurry. At a weight of 66 pounds, the partition serves as a fold-down chair for the flight crew during take-offs and landings. As impressive as all of this is, what has truly caught the attention of the flying public is the fact that the entire partition is made of slime mold. This enables it to be 45 percent lighter than the typical airplane partition. The Power of Generative Design and Additive Manufacturing The Airbus project combines generative design and additive manufacturing to showcase the bionic design of the partition.…

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