Zack Carter

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2015 Jaguar F-type Coupe: An All-Aluminum Beauty

"Shall we shag now or shall we shag later?"<p>Rarely has Jaguar thrived as beautifully as it is under the stewardship of Indian conglomerate Tata—and the more-immediate leadership of a group of executives with an education from the best automakers in Germany. A stunning example of this is the new …

Astronomers 'dumbfounded' by six-tailed asteroid

CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida (Reuters) - - Astronomers using the Hubble Space Telescope have spotted a freakish asteroid with six comet-like tails of dust streaming from its body like spokes on a wheel, scientists said on Thursday.<p>“We were literally dumbfounded when we saw it,” astronomer David Jewitt …

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A 5,300-Year-Old Mummy with Keys to the Future

Onward<p>It’s seven a.m. on a Sunday in Bolzano, Italy, and Albert Zink just told us that we weren’t dressed appropriately. He didn’t say it, actually, but he didn’t have to. It was the look he gave. He was wearing snow shoes and ski pants, looking like he was going to the top of a mountain range. We …

'3-D Painting' Sprays Metal To Repair Or Rebuild Machines [Video]

But can it do graffiti?<p>GE is showing off a new machine that sprays high-velocity metal powders at broken machines, repairing damage in a few minutes without having to weld replacement pieces. The technique, which they're calling "cold spraying," or "3-D painting," (you know, like "printing") could …

Repairs

Prompt Photons

I spent yesterday in Paris as a member of the committee for the "Habilitation à diriger des recherches" of one of my colleagues on the ATLAS experiment at the CERN Large Hadron Collider. His successful "Habilitation" means he can now officially supervise PhD students.<p>Giovanni was the leader of a …

Drones: Alien Invaders or Governmental Cover-up of Alien Invaders?

President Obama’s use of unmanned drones has attracted considerable criticism from those who are concerned about both the casualties caused during targeted killings and also the prospect of covert surveillance here in the United States.<p>You would think these very serious concerns would lead the …

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