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September 27, 2003

 

Black Boxes

Until recently, most black boxes worked like tape recorders, using magnetic tape to record voice and electronic data. Current manufacturers use solid state memory boards, like the kind used in personal computers.

September 27, 2003

 

Bombproof Luggage Container

To be able to withstand a bomb blast, a luggage container must be made of pretty strong stuff. The magic ingredient in the best-known bombproof container is called Glare, which is short for “reinforced glass.”

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