Tag Archives: engineering

Electronics You Can Bend

I write for magazines for 11 years without a single cover story–then I get two in a row. The first was my solar plane story in the June issue of Discover; the other is a story I wrote about flexible … Continue reading

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What is Engineering, Anyway?

My second story from the Broadcom MASTERS competition last fall has gone online at the Science News for Kids website. It’s about engineering. I learned a lot doing the story–I felt like I didn’t have a super firm handle on … Continue reading

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museum tourist: Miraflores Visitor Center

Starting at the Pacific, ships in the Panama Canal go into the Miraflores locks, then the Pedro Miguel locks. That gets them up to the level of most of the canal. On the Caribbean side, they go down through the … Continue reading

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museum tourist: Museo del Canal Interoceánico de Panamá

Here’s a weird fact. The “Panama Canal Museum” is in Seminole, Florida, and it’s just about the U.S. involvement in the canal. The museum in Panama City is the “Museo del Canal Interoceánico de Panamá.” That is something along the … Continue reading

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