Ge has 3D printed a complete and functioning jet engine. The engine is small, about the size of a football, and a simplified version of what you might see on a commercial jet. Continue reading… “GE’s 3D printed jet engine at 33,000 RPM”
GE rolls out their vision of the future. Sometimes we often wind up with a bunch of design concepts that have zero chance of making it to market because those design concepts are usually designed for “the home of 2050” or some other far-off date that nobody’s really thinking about yet. With GE’s “Home 2025” design concepts, they have made it their goal to stay within the realm of possibility. (Photos and video)
Okay, folks, make sure you have some tissues handy because GE engineer Matt Gluesenkamp is about to break a lot of hearts. The laser just turned 50, and that got Gluesenkamp thinking about one of the most iconic representations of the technology: the lightsaber. He analyzes the tech it’d take to make them real. Is it possible? In a word, no.
The green movement has always had its share of both winners and losers. Today, we look at a few of the top losers for 2009. Hopefully with such a shameful honor to be bestowed upon them, they will clean-up their act for next year’s round of awards. We can always hope anyway. Let the shaming begin!
First up, the most Anti-Green Company…
General Electric’s new Energy Smart CFL.fluorescent light is one of those things that makes you scratch your head and wonder: How the hell do they do that? A fluorescent spiral lamp into a traditional bulb?