The National: Doug Perovic provides forensic engineering analysis on Radiohead stage collapse

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‘I feel so let down by Canada’: Radiohead and drum tech’s parents demand answers in his Toronto death By Katie Nicholson, CBC News (November 29, 2017) The mangled debris in the north Toronto park looked more like a tornado had touched down than the remains of a stage. Metal alloy pipes meant to withstand thousands … Read More

Artificial photosynthesis gets big boost from new catalyst

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A new catalyst created by U of T Engineering researchers brings them one step closer to artificial photosynthesis — a system that, just like plants, would use renewable energy to convert carbon dioxide (CO2) into stored chemical energy. By both capturing carbon emissions and storing energy from solar or wind power, the invention provides a … Read More