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Germanwings crash: Have cockpit doors changed?

It’s one year since Germanwings Flight 9525 crashed, killing everyone on board. There was widespread concern that the captain found himself locked out of the cockpit by the co-pilot, but has anything changed? A year ago, a Germanwings flight from Barcelona to Dusseldorf was travelling over the French Alps. The plane’s final contact with air… Continue reading Germanwings crash: Have cockpit doors changed?

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Project Greenglow and the battle with gravity

A handful of leftfield scientists have been trying to harness the power of gravity. Welcome to the world of Project Greenglow, writes Nic Young. In science there exists a uniquely potent partnership between theory and engineering. It’s what’s given us atomic energy, the Large Hadron Collider and space-flight, to name a few of the more… Continue reading Project Greenglow and the battle with gravity