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Issue 3 • May 2002

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  • The radical who shaped the future [Alec Reeves]

    Publication Year: 2002, Page(s):31 - 36
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    2002 is the centenary of the birth of Alec Reeves. The author describes the achievements of a remarkable engineer and an uncommon man. Reeves devised the technology on which the information age depends. A committed pacifist, he developed a top secret bombing system that altered the course-and perhaps the outcome-of the Second World War. A prolific and practical inventor, he experimented with psych... View full abstract»

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  • Going for gold [gold in electronics industry]

    Publication Year: 2002, Page(s):15 - 19
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    Gold is the pre-eminent noble metal, prized throughout history for its beauty, permanence and rarity-an enduring store of wealth and the basis for countless decorative, ceremonial and religious artefacts. In the modern world, gold's unique chemical and physical properties mean that it is now finding increasing use in a wide range of industrial applications. Gold has outstanding resistance to corro... View full abstract»

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  • Bandwidth galore?

    Publication Year: 2002, Page(s):37 - 41
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    The author gives a user's perspective on the role of satellite systems in the provision of broadband access to remote regions. BT launched a broadband satellite service to the Scottish Highlands & Islands and Northern Ireland. In principle, such systems offer an attractive solution to the problem of delivering telecommunication services to remote, low-density regions, but will the system work?... View full abstract»

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  • Offshore generation looks set to take off

    Publication Year: 2002, Page(s):24 - 25
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    Britain is a windy island with a long coastline and the best renewable energy resources in Europe. The UK could become a leading player in offshore power, if the right decisions are made now. The UK's first commercial offshore wind farm has been given the go-ahead. Powergen Renewables will build and operate the wind farm at Middle Scroby Sands, around 3 km from Great Yarmouth, Norfolk. The consent... View full abstract»

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  • Westminster report

    Publication Year: 2002, Page(s): 8
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  • "I know wendy - she's ok"

    Publication Year: 2002, Page(s):26 - 29
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  • Unlocking the power of the Grid

    Publication Year: 2002, Page(s):9 - 12
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    The Grid, it is widely agreed, is the next big thing in computing, but a consensus on what exactly it is can be harder to come by. Grid computing implies the idea of accessing computational resources over a network, the Internet, untroubled by low-level concerns about where these resources might be located. Almost inevitably, the US is in the lead, with NASA's Information Power Grid (IPG) providin... View full abstract»

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  • Future mobile networks: 3G and beyond [Book Review]

    Publication Year: 2002, Page(s): 14
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  • The electric car: development and future of battery, hybrid and fuel-cell cars [Book Review]

    Publication Year: 2002, Page(s): 14
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