Using game engines and “twins” to co-create stories of climate futures – MIT News

Imagine entering a 3D virtual story world that’s a digital twin of an existing physical space but also doubles as a vessel to dream up speculative climate stories and collective designs. Then, those imagined worlds are translated back into concrete plans for our physical spaces.

Five multidisciplinary teams recently convened at MIT — virtually — for the inaugural WORLDING workshop. In a weeklong series of research and development gatherings, the teams met with MIT…….

Using game engines and “twins” to co-create stories of climate futures – MIT News

Imagine entering a 3D virtual story world that’s a digital twin of an existing physical space but also doubles as a vessel to dream up speculative climate stories and collective designs. Then, those imagined worlds are translated back into concrete plans for our physical spaces.

Five multidisciplinary teams recently convened at MIT — virtually — for the inaugural WORLDING workshop. In a weeklong series of research and development gatherings, the teams met with MIT…….

Fishkill Landing Machine Company created finest engines of 1800s. Here’s how, what happened – Poughkeepsie Journal

In April 1909 tragedy stuck the Fishkill Landing operation when a fire completely destroyed a building that stored all the patents developed since the company’s inception.Anthony P. Musso
 |  For the Poughkeepsie JournalOn Feb. 17, 1853 the Fishkill Landing Machine Company was incorporated with an initial capital of $25,000. Robert J. Halgin became president of the company.At first, the company leased a building that was formerly used by the Matteawan Company for the storage of cotton; it ev…….

Rocket Factory Augsburg signs deal to test engines at DLR premises – SpaceNews

BREMEN, Germany — Rocket Factory Augsburg has signed a deal allowing it to build and operate its own engine test stand at German Aerospace Center (DLR) premises. 
RFA announced the deal at the Space Tech Expo Europe in Bremen, Germany, Nov. 16, which will allow RFA to use the P2.4 test site in Lampoldshausen. DLR provides the basic infrastructure while RFA brings its own test stand and supporting infrastructure. 
Test stands in Lampoldshausen have so far only been used by DLR, th…….

Cummins, Tata Motors team up for hydrogen-powered engines – Reuters

BENGALURU, Nov 14 (Reuters) – U.S.-listed Cummins Inc (CMI.N) said on Monday it has signed an agreement with Indian automaker Tata Motors (TAMO.NS) to develop hydrogen-powered internal combustion engines, fuel cells and battery electric vehicle systems for commercial automobiles in India.Several automakers, including Tata Motors, are aggressively shifting towards greener forms of energy for their vehicles as they try to reduce their dependence on fossil fuels, with India targeting net-zero carbo…….

Ford 4-Cylinder EcoBoost Engines are Failing Says Ford Mechanic – Torque News

EcoBoost Disappearing Coolant ProblemAre you considering buying a used Ford Escape or other model with the 4-cylinder EcoBoost engine? You just might want to be sure the model you are looking at is not one known to develop a blown head gasket problem; but rather, the model that has had the engine design changed to fix what has been a recurring problem.
Related article: Six Vehicles with Fatal Engines or Transmissions to Avoid
To help you understand the problem, a video released today from the F…….

‘A ride on the struggle bus’: engines shortage thwarts aviation’s recovery – Financial Times

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Frustration by residents after rats, racoons chew up car engines in Jacksonville – FirstCoastNews.com WTLV-WJXX

The repair bills can be sky-high. As the weather gets cooler, mechanics say they’re seeing more and more cars with damage as rodents chew up engine parts.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — “I had no idea,” said Ann Blount about the bad news a rat or rats chewed up her engine. She didn’t even know such a thing could happen. 

Her repair bill? “Ten thousand dollars,” she says. 

Blount lives at the Beaches……..