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Thrust SSC Supersonic Car
Society: ASME Main Category: Mechanical Sub Category: Era: 1990-1999 DateCreated: 1997 Coventry Transport Museum Coventry State: Zip: 024 7623 4270 Country: England Website:, Creator: Noble, Richard

First Land Vehicle to Exceed the Speed of Sound; averaged 763.04 mph 

Image Credit: Courtesy Flickr/Ben Sutherland (CC BY 2.0) Image Caption: The Thrust SSC at Coventry Motor Museum Era_date_from:
Society: ASME Main Category: Mechanical Sub Category: Research and Development Era: 1990-1999 DateCreated: 1996 DLP(r) Demo Center Plano State: TX Zip: 75023 Country: USA Website: Creator: Hornbeck, Larry , Texas Instruments
The Digital Micromirror Device (DMD) was recognized as an ASME Mechanical Engineering Historic Landmark in 2008. Its development began in 1977 with the forming of a small team at Texas Instruments headed by noted physicist Larry Hornbeck. Texas Instruments was given a project from the Department of Defense to create a device that could modulate light.
Image Credit: Courtesy Wikipedia/Adpowers (CC BY-SA 1.0) Image Caption: Picture of DLP chip used in a digital projector at the Cinerama in Seattle Era_date_from: 1996
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