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Bloodhound to test fire the UK’s largest hybrid rocket

Bloodhound to test fire the UK’s largest hybrid rocket

The Bloodhound Super Sonic Car project has been looking to oust the Thrust project as the current holders of the land speed record (LSR). The team has designed a two-stage rocket system to propel the car at a velocity of 1050mph. The first stage is a EUROJET EJ200, the same engine as found in the Eurofighter Typhoon. The second stage is a custom designed hybrid rocket designed by The Falcon Project Ltd. This specialist rocketry company is led by self-taught rocket scientist, Daniel Jubb, 27. Bloodhound announced plans to test fire this second stage rocket system last week.

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Chase 2053 Concept Car Features Hydrogen Engines

Chase 2053 Concept Car Features Hydrogen Engines

Most concepts won't become reality. It's a sad truth, but one nonetheless. In the case of the Chase 2053 concept car, it may have a chance at becoming a reality. Not because of the technology inside, but because the designer, Thomas Larsen Røed, has allowed plenty of time for this idea to get passed around amongst those who might make it a reality some day. 2053 isn't around the corner, and that could be the singular hope for this vehicle to make it to production lines in the future.

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Apple Looking at Carbon Fiber for the Next iPad

Apple Looking at Carbon Fiber for the Next iPad

Based on a new patent application published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office this week, Apple has been playing around with the idea of using carbon fiber for a little extra strength protection for their mobile devices. And, if the application is any indicator, Apple may be thinking that the iPad could be the first device to feature the new, reinforced housing.

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Bikoff Carbon Fiber Bike Concept Features Built-In Briefcase

Bikoff Carbon Fiber Bike Concept Features Built-In Briefcase

Commuting by bike is still a viable mode of transportation for some, especially those who just don't want to drive cars, or live in an area where there's already too many cars to get anywhere. But, riding a bike and carrying everything you need for the day isn't always easy, so that's why the carbon fiber Bikoff bike concept exists. Helping those who would like to carry a laptop and other things, without having to worry about a messenger bag sliding around all over the place.

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