March 2005
Engineer (00137758);3/11/2005, Vol. 293 Issue 7670, p7
Presents news briefs pertaining to engineering. British government's plan to invest in energy research as part of its science spending plans; Tarmac's development of a pavement that acts like a sponge, soaking up rainwater to prevent flash flooding; Claim that manned spacecraft could be on their way to Mars by 2017 if space agencies used existing nuclear propulsion systems.


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