Articles - how does that work?
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HOW DOES THAT WORK? - Peltier devices
A discovery by French physicist, Jean Charles Peltier, was crucial for enabling these devices.
HOW DOES THAT WORK? - Hydroacoustics
The ocean remains the earth’s most uncharted territory, but is now able to be accessed by hydroacoustics.
HOW DOES THAT WORK? - Tunnel boring navigation
Tunnel boring navigation
HOW DOES THAT WORK? - Accelerometers
HOW DOES THAT WORK? - AEROGELS
HOW DOES THAT WORK? - RFID
Radio-frequency identification (RFID) technology has been around since the 1970s. The first RFID tags were used to track large items, such as livestock and airline luggage.
HOW DOES THAT WORK? - Black boxes (From a suggestion by Richard Walder)
Black boxes have been mandatory in airliners since the 1960s when wire recorders were used, followed by magnetic tape, and now solid state hard drives.
HOW DOES THAT WORK? - Plastic Pounds
Polymer notes are already valid currency in more than 20 countries, following Australia’s pioneering development and introduction of them in the 1980s.
HOW DOES THAT WORK? - Clean rooms
Precision manufacturing demands environments that are free of unwanted particles and cleanrooms help make this possible
HOW DOES THAT WORK - Body Scanners
Airport security has become increasingly sophisticated, from X-ray devices to 3D microwave images
HOW DOES THAT WORK - HDTV
How television pictures evolved from blurry 240-line images to 8-megapixel Ultra-HD, digital cinema-quality
HOW DOES THAT WORK? - Cardiac Implantable Devices
Implantable cardiac devices have increased in power and sophistication as microchips and batteries have grown smaller