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Summer 2009

Volume 24, Issue 2


Although he never received an undergraduate degree, Jones made aeronautical history with brilliant innovations in the design of the airplane wing

When a building collapses or a train wrecks, specialized rescue teams can extricate trapped people often in a matter of minutes, working with techniques and technology developed over the past two centuries

It took some stubborn inventors and the threat of enemy bombing attacks for the British to recognize and develop radar, a technology that changed the course of World War II


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