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Air conditioners, refrigerators, water boilers and even shoe soles are all examples of products that decades ago contained ozone-depleting substances. We look at how the Montreal Protocol has contributed to reversing this situation.
Thousands of tech workers have lost their jobs at companies such as Meta, Twitter, Google and Amazon. While some experts blame the massive layoffs on the previous high number of hirings and the economic recession, others argue that it is an indication that companies are copying each other without thinking through the consequences.
The enormous dials of the Great Clock of Westminster housed in Big Ben are seven metres in diameter. Each hour hand measures 2.7 metres, while the minute hand is 4.5 metres long. Let’s look at how this iconic London megastructure was erected and the challenges it faces today.
In the 20th century, architects designing structures for Antarctica sought only to shelter scientists from the cold. Nowadays, they are pursuing another ambitious goal: to bring aesthetics and energy efficiency to the coldest, driest and windiest continent with the highest average altitude on the planet.
Stealthy, supersonic and capable of vertical take-off and landing. These are some of the characteristics of one of the stealthiest and most sophisticated fighter planes on the planet. Here we explore how the United States aspires to maintain its dominance of the skies.