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  • Nail Gun Safety Under Fire

    There were years of warnings about dangerous nail gun models that went ignored as injuries using the tool soared, especially when using the automatic firing mode.
  • The Shooting Gallery

    Hundreds of tons of space debris orbit the Earth. It can reach speeds of 30,000 miles an hour as it makes its circuit. As the US puts more permanent installations into orbit, the question of how to avoid or protect against the dangerous debris becomes a task of utmost importance. Lemley asks NASA how the agency goes about protecting astronauts, the shuttle, and satellites from these high speed projectiles.