100 meter reach CNC milling machine.
La Plata (The Silver) is the capital city of the Province of Buenos Aires, Argentina. Has a population of 740,369 and its metropolitan area has 894,253 inhabitants.
La Plata is a planned city, urban planning paradigm of the late 19th century. It is also an example of “hygiene”, which was becoming important in that time.
The city was awarded at the Exposition Universelle in Paris in 1889, an event in which the new city was given the two gold medals awarded in the categories “City of the Future” and “Better performance built.”
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The International Space Station is about to get its first 3D printer -
Tomorrow, weather permitting, NASA will launch a 3D printer into space for the first time. Carried aboard a SpaceX Dragon capsule, the printer will be installed in the International Space Station,…
Shin Nagoya Thermal Power Plant
Justus Dahinden, Urban Structures For The Future, 1972.
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The first explorers to descend to the deepest part of the ocean were Don Walsh and Jacques Piccard in the bathyscaphe Trieste, January 23, 1960. 52 years later, James Cameron’s DEEPSEA CHALLENGER journeyed to the bottom of the Mariana Trench, nearly 7 miles below sea level.
Photograph courtesy U.S Navy
The Crazy New ‘Sponge’ That Can Generate Steam From Sunlight -
Researchers at MIT say their material could be used to make sterilization, desalination of water, and even solar thermal power generation cheaper and more efficient.
Destination: Doom -
China survives, mostly. For those of you on the edge of your seat wanting to know how the global climate crisis turns out, that’s the short answer.
But to skip to the end would be missing the point of Professor Naomi Oreskes’ latest book, a novella called “The Collapse of Western Civilization.” Because, though the book is fictional, it is fact-based, and the lessons it holds lie not in the fanciful outcome but in how the world gets there.
We’re heading into a jobless future, no matter what the government does -
“The factory of the future will have only two employees, a man and a dog. The man will be there to feed the dog. The dog will be there to keep the man from touching the equipment.”