Art

40 Playboy bunnies made of Carbon Nanotube forests

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Anastasios John Hart, member of DeltaX, becomes famous in the WWW through his images of Carbon Nanotube forests displaying 40 Playboy bunnies: Anastasios John Hart, DeltaX member and postdoc at MIT, fabricated forests of Carbon Nanotubes displaying 40 Playboy Bunnies. John’s scientific art will be published in one of the next playboy magazines under Editor’s […]

Energy and Tech

DI Daniel Pressl and DeltaX receive $1000 of funding at the ISN Soldier Design Competition semifinals

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S.M. Stephen Steiner III and DI Daniel Pressl in front of their poster featuring the design of a novel insulation material approach for army needs. The team DeltaX was cheered upon introducing their novel approach of combining new materials into a simple design to make insulation superior to any currently in use. The team received the maximum amount of funding of […]

Ideas and Engineering

iPressl joins DELTAX, the MIT Space Elevator Team

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Space Elevator Concept. The purpose of the Tether Challenge is to develop a very strong tether material for use in various structural applications. The competition requires a 50% improvement in breaking force from year to year, starting with a commercially available tether in 2005. Additional requirements (such as operating temperature range, vacuum compatibility, and controlled […]

MIT

MIT-Austria – The Idea

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MIT-Austria Redwired Website This MIT-Austria Exchange Organization has not been founded yet. However, there are a few students from Austria, who made it to the reputable Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the number is increasing: Peter Wagner (MIT, Fall 2006); Triple M, Montanuniversitaet Leoben) UPDATE: Further students: Laura Droessler (MIT, Fall 2007), Andreas Maier (MIT, […]