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Technology

How do sunglasses protect your eyes?

Reaching for our sunglasses on a bright, sunny day is second nature; we all know that spending time in the Sun puts us at risk of eye damage and no one enjoys a squinting-induced headache
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Carbon3D: 3D printing made faster

The inventors of Carbon3D argue that traditional 3D printing is a misnomer. This process is actually just repeated 2D printing, which creates a 3D object as the layers build up
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Technology

How does the Wimbledon roof work?

Tennis is a sport that requires good weather, so it’s surprising that one of its premier competitions has been held in rainy England since 1877
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Technology

How does a bowling alley work?

Any bowling alley works through a combination of a wooden or synthetic lane flanked by semicylindrical gutter channels, an automated pinsetter machine and ball sorter, and a return ball gully and stacker
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How does an X-ray work?

If you’ve ever broken a bone then you’ve probably had an x-ray, but how are these images of our insides made
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Technology

How is London’s traffic network controlled?

Smoothing London’s traffic takes a lot of coordination between Transport for London, the London boroughs, and the capital’s 6,000 traffic signal sites
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Technology

What is RAM?

Random access memory (RAM) is a type of physical data storage that can be used to read and write data to so it can be accessed by a computer’s CPU (central processing unit)

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