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Bicycle Helicopter Pilot From Canada Wins $250,000 Prize
2013-07-14 06:52:31

A Canadian team has just won $250,000 for successfully defying gravity with a bicycle-powered helicopter.

Human-Powered Helicopter Flight Record Smashed
2012-06-25 11:24:21

One engineer from the University of Maryland has set a new record for human-powered helicopter flight. Colin Gore, a PhD student in materials science at the University of Maryland, built the motor-less helicopter using carbon fiber.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.