Flying dustbuster

February 1992
New Scientist;2/29/92, Vol. 133 Issue 1810, p28
Describes a patented airship developed by James Bartholomew and Dino Gentile of California that cleans the air that it hovers over. Airship contains a bank of air cleaning devices; A sensor analyzes the pollutants and channels the air through whichever cleansing unit is needed.


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