Month: December 2019

SANTA FE, N.M. — Maxar Technologies announced Dec. 30 it would sell its Canadian subsidiary to private equity firms, turning it into a standalone company while providing Maxar with much-needed debt relief. Maxar said that a consortium of firms led by Northern Private Capital, a Toronto-based private investment firm, agreed to purchase MDA, Maxar’s Canadian
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<!––>Cool running: the experimental apparatus at the University of Twente. (Courtesy: Srinivas Vanapalli, University of Twente) Making hot stuff very cold ’ and doing so reliably and repeatably ’ is a tricky business. Now, researchers in the Netherlands have developed a better understanding of a technique called cryogenic spray cooling ’ which is fast emerging
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Changes to the polar vortex winds hovering within the atmosphere dictate winter weather patterns in North America. However, the scientists found that the tropics more likely influence the main significant cold snaps. The first-ever study conducted by a team from the University of Reading identified how the four main winter weather patterns in North America behave counting on
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SANTA FE, N.M. — The Boeing CST-100 Starliner commercial crew vehicle that flew an abbreviated test flight this month appears to be in good condition as an investigation into the timer problem that shortened the flight continues. In a Dec. 28 update, Boeing said technicians are continuing processing of the Starliner vehicle that landed Dec.
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