The Concorde became the premiere transport across the Atlantic in part because it was precluded from flying over populated areas due to the sonic boom it creates. A new two-wing design, however, may hold the secret to silently breaking the sound barrier. Guile does not approve.
With its delicate stack of slender rings, Luke Gerram's latest piece is a testament to both 3D printing technology and the legacy of Japan's most catastrophic natural disaster.
On March 11, 2011, a magnitude 9.0 earthquake rumbled the northeast coast of Japan at a depth of 15.2 miles. The resulting tsunami destroyed everything nearby, but most people thought it never affected other areas. Until now.