Ep. 25 Wind Turbines, Stress Management and the Juno Spacecraft | Twig Science Reporter

On this week’s news update– wind turbines power an entire island, having a pet dog can lower stress, and getting up close to the planet Jupiter! First up– a small island has become the first place in the USA to be powered by wind turbines in the sea. Block Island lies off the coast of […]

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Repoint – technical explanation of track switching technology

Repoint. A breakthrough in failsafe railtrack switching developed at Loughborough University in conjunction with the Rail Safety and Standards Board. Repoint works with conventional or stub switch points as shown here. Instead of sliding the rails between positions, repoint lifts the rails up, moves them across and drops them down. If an actuator fails the […]

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THE RAIN CAME DOWN by David Shannon Read Aloud by Books Read Aloud For Children

The Rain Came Down by David Shannon. On Saturday morning, the rain came down. It made the chickens squawk. The cat yowled at the chickens, and the dog barked at the cat. And still, the rain came down. The man yelled at the dog and woke up the baby. “Stop all that yelling!” shouted the […]

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