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ASEE First Bell – Breaking news in the engineering and technology field

Leading the News University Of Michigan Researchers Working On Plasma Thrusters. WXYZ-TV  Detroit (10/17) reports that University of Michigan aerospace engineering doctoral student Scott Hall is part of a team working on plasma thrusters for potential future spacecraft. The piece quotes … Continue reading

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ASEE First Bell – Breaking news in the engineering and technology field

Leading the News Astronomers Discover Gravitational Waves In Neutron Star Collision. CBS News  (10/16, Harwood) reports that astronomers at the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) said Monday that they observed a rare collision of two neutron stars. The event produced a … Continue reading

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ASEE First Bell – Breaking news in the engineering and technology field

Leading the News University Of Maryland Student Team Wins Second Place At “Solar Decathlon.” The Washington Post  (10/14, Chandler) reported that a team of University of Maryland students took second place on Saturday at a nine-day “Solar Decathlon” sponsored by the U.S. … Continue reading

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ASEE First Bell – Breaking news in the engineering and technology field

Leading the News Waymo Is First To Submit Safety Report On Self-driving Cars. Forbes  (10/12, Ohnsman) reports that as Waymo posted “a 43-page report, ‘On the Road To Fully Self-Driving,’ Thursday with details about its sensors and software, its ‘Early Rider’ … Continue reading

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ASEE First Bell – Breaking news in the engineering and technology field

Leading the News UC San Diego Computer Engineering Professor Wins MacArthur Award. The Los Angeles Times  (10/10, Netburn) reports UC San Diego professor of computer science and engineering Stefan Savage has “just won a five-year, $625,000 ‘genius’ grant from the MacArthur Foundation.” … Continue reading

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ASEE First Bell – Breaking news in the engineering and technology field

Leading the News Administration Moves To Repeal Clean Power Plan. EPA Administrator Pruitt on Tuesday issued a proposed rule that would eliminate the Obama-era climate rule known as the Clean Power Plan. Pruitt said on Fox News’ Special Report (10/10), “The President … Continue reading

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ASEE First Bell – Breaking news in the engineering and technology field

Leading the News Pruitt Announces Repeal Of Clean Power Plan. ABC World News Tonight (10/9, story 7, 0:20, Muir) reported EPA Administrator Pruitt said Monday he would repeal the 2015 Clean Power Plan – President Obama’s “signature climate policy” – starting … Continue reading

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ASEE First Bell – Breaking news in the engineering and technology field

Leading the News Ninety-One Percent Of Puerto Rico Remains Without Power. David Begnaud Mason reported on The CBS Evening News(10/5, story 5, 2:00, Mason) that 91 percent of Puerto Rico is still without power following Hurricane Maria. One hospital had to … Continue reading

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ASEE First Bell – Breaking news in the engineering and technology field

Leading the News Foundation Makes Record-Breaking $219 Million Donation To University Of Maryland. The Washington Post  (10/4, Anderson) reports that the A. James & Alice B. Clark Foundation “is giving the University of Maryland its largest private donation by far, more than … Continue reading

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ASEE First Bell – Breaking news in the engineering and technology field

Leading the News Eleven Industry Groups File Opposition To DOE Directive To FERC. The Washington Examiner  (10/3, Siegel) reports lawmakers yesterday had their first opportunity “to probe energy industry representatives about the potential impact of the Trump administration’s controversial proposal to help … Continue reading

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