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R-36

By: Tashi Japheltsang, Journalist

The R-36 is a series of intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs) developed by the Soviet Union during the Cold War. The R-36 has been in service since the late 1960s and remains a key component of Russia's...

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The Cockpit: Why So Many Buttons

By: Thomas Ahern, Journalist
A cockpit is the room on an airplane where the pilot flies the plane. If you have ever seen a cockpit, or even just a picture of one, then you probably think that it is incredibly complicated. Don't get me wrong, it is complicated, but fortunately, it is also something that can be taught.
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Physics of a plane

By: Owen Elling, Journalist

The physics of a plane comprise 4 things.  Lift is the force that causes an aircraft to take off, thrust is the power which pushes it forward, traction is the force that slows it down , and gravity is...

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9/11: The Worst Day in American History

By: Ashton Gekhman, Journalist
On September 11, 2001, a terrorist attack on the United States changed the country and the world forever.
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Cars Vs Planes

By: Ben Pollack , Journalist
Cars and Planes are two big ways of transportation. There is a lot of engineering that go being these types of transportation. Which one is better? Which one is the cheapest? Those will be answered in this.
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Squirrels: They Take No Fall Damage

By: Michael Philipov, Journalist
How far do you need to drop a squirrel to kill it? It is estimated that a squirrel has to fall over 4.79 miles to die, because that drop would take so long that the squirrel would suffocate to death. But if we assume that the squirrel has infinite atmosphere to fall through, it would die in 480 miles due to lack of water.
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What Causes Turbulence?

What Causes Turbulence?

By: Toby Tepp, Journalist
If you have ever been on a plane, you have likely experienced turbulence. So what causes the plane to wobble and why is it so unpredictable?
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The US Military May Be Closer Than You Think To Creating Jet Packs

By: Sydney Kiffney , Journalist
The military is closer then ever to making jet packs. The goal for this new invention was to help soldiers' versatility in the air without their life being jeopardized.
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10 Fastest Manmade Objects

By: Michael Philipov, Journalist
The 10 fastest man-made objects are one of the most powerful inventions we have ever created, and the way we made them can be very interesting.
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The German V-2 Rocket

The German V-2 Rocket

By: Lucas Nguyen, Journalist

The V-2 Rocket is a German-designed rocket and considered to be the first long range ballistic guided missile in the world which was used post war by the Allies for their atomic warheads. How It Works The...

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Mitsubishi A6M Zero

Mitsubishi A6M “Zero”

By: Lucas Nguyen, Journalist

Its History The Mitsubishi A6M a.k.a "Zero" was  a single-seater propeller-driven  fighter aircraft used by the Imperial Japanese Navy during WW2. It was designed by Horikoshi Jiro, produced by Mitsubishi...

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The Future of Supersonic Commercial Air Travel

By: Renik deJong, Journalist

The Concorde The Concorde was the first commercial supersonic airliner. The Concorde was released on January 21st, 1976. The only airlines to operate the Concorde were British Airways, Air France, and...

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