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Devices that filter the air and reduce pollution, satellite monitoring for infrastructure maintenance or the use of virtual modeling and big data to project urban improvements in smart cities are some of the most innovative ideas presented in the latest edition of the Smart City Expo World Congress held in Barcelona.
Activist Greta Thunberg has decided to cross the Atlantic on a catamaran to attend the Madrid climate summit. We took advantage of her wake-up call on the pollution generated by airplanes to compare the data and analyse alternatives for travelling in a more sustainable way.
Considered one of the greatest scientists of Classical Antiquity, reality and myth are mixed in the figure of Archimedes. A journey through literature and history, from his theorems to the inventions that made him famous, reveals how his figure fits into the history of engineering.
The project of the great ecological metropolis seems to come true in the most hostile place. The Abu Dhabi desert is home to the city of Masdar, a green oasis, still under construction, designed around clean technologies and renewable energy, with the pedestrian as the protagonist.
Big companies are running into the race to lead quantum computing. Google has been the last one claiming one of the greatest advances in the history of this area, but it is not the only one. Building this type of computer is not as expensive as it seems, but it has very specific requirements.