Thought for the month

“Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.” Maire Curie, Scientist (1867-1934).

Friday, 5 February 2021

 Wood you believe it? 

Trees have been used to fabricate conveyances since early humans devised simple barges and sleds.  With the increasing concerns about space debris researchers from Kyoto University are developing a satellite made from wood that should more completely burn up at the end of its life. They aim to launch a functioning flight model in 2023.

No comments:

Post a Comment