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Issue 3 • Date March 2014

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  • IEEE Spectrum - Front cover

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  • Table of contents

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  • In the Hot Zone [Back Story]

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  • Contributors

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  • From Three Mile Island to Fukushima Daiichi [Spectral Lines]

    Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):8 - 12
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  • Africa powers up [News]

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  • Can we hack the van allen belts? [News]

    Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):16 - 18
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  • The rise of the monolithic 3-D chip [News]

    Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):18 - 19
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  • The medical X-ray's new phase

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  • Icarus revisited [The Big Picture]

    Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):22 - 23
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  • The big time: build a giant version of the 555 Timer IC [Resources_Hands On]

    Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):25 - 26
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  • In search of NwAvGuy: an audio engineer created spectacular diy designs– and then vanished [Resources_Geek Life]

    Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):27 - 28
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  • The answer machine: who is the crowd? [Reflections]

    Publication Year: 2014, Page(s): 30
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  • Lasers light up the silver screen

    Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):32 - 39
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    When was the last time you saw a movie in a theater? Three months ago? A year? Longer than that? · That's the problem. The movie industry is among the world's most important businesses. The Motion Picture Association of America says that films produced in the United States alone pulled in US $34.7 billion in worldwide box-office revenues in 2012. And yet the industry is beset by a dismaying... View full abstract»

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  • How do you store a digital movie for 100 years?

    Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):40 - 44
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    Think about your favorite movie: Is it a classic, like Citizen Kane? Maybe it's something from the French New Wave, such as Jules and Jim. Or perhaps it's a contemporary blockbuster, like Avatar. Now imagine that movie just disappeared, and you could never watch it again on the big screen. · You don't need to worry about anything like that happening at the moment because the major movie stu... View full abstract»

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  • Fukushima's next 40 years

    Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):46 - 53
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    Aradiation-proof superhero could make sense of Japan's Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in an afternoon. Our champion would pick through the rubble to reactor 1, slosh through the pooled water inside the building, lift the massive steel dome of the protective containment vessel, and peek into the pressure vessel that holds the nuclear fuel. A dive to the bottom would reveal the debris of the ... View full abstract»

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  • Open-source drones for fun and profit

    Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):54 - 59
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    Friday is Fly Day at 3D Robotics, a maker of small robotic aircraft. So here we are, on a windswept, grassy landfill with a spectacular view of San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge, looking up at a six-prop copter with a gleaming metal frame. It's like a spiffy toy from the future. Buzzing like a swarm of bees, it lifts off smartly, hovers, then pinwheels. "Jason's making the hex twirl," says CEO Ch... View full abstract»

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  • The age of the zettabyte Cisco: the future of internet traffic is video [Dataflow]

    Publication Year: 2014, Page(s): 68
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