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Winter 2007

Volume 22, Issue 3


An ingenious technique of modern metallurgy turns out to be a millennium old
Motorola told its engineers: “We need a hand-held mobile telephone in three months.” Nobody had ever made one before.
The idea is 60 years old, but it took decades to make it possible and decades more to make it commonplace


The legendary spy plane broke all the rules in both how it was developed and how it was flown

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