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Stories by Harald Franzen

The Astronaut's New Clothes

Since the early days of manned space flight, engineers have designed a wide variety of space suits. Their biggest challenge, though, may still lie ahead: a suit for the first manned mission to Mars

September 10, 2001 — Harald Franzen

The Submerged Subway Reef

Despite environmental concerns, artificial reefs made from subway cars may soon provide a habitat for reef fish along the Mid-Atlantic Coast

August 6, 2001 — Harald Franzen
The 2000 Election, Reengineered

The 2000 Election, Reengineered

A team of scientists spent the past six months examining where the most recent presidential election went wrong. Now they know how to fix it

July 23, 2001 — Harald Franzen