Entry: Solar Escape
Focus: Heavens Above

This page shows the current positions and other interesting data of the five spacecraft which are leaving the Solar System on escape trajectories - our first emissaries to the stars. The graphics and data table are generated dynamically and so always represent the latest positions. The recently launched New Horizons spacecraft has been added to the table, but will only be shown in the charts when its distance from the Sun has increased.


Entry: Modular Organic
Focus: LĂșcio Santos

LĂșcio Santos graduated from the Architectural Association Design Research Lab [DRL] post-graduate program in 2005 receiving a Master of Architecture and Urbanism, and the New Jersey School of Architecture [NJIT] in 2003 where he received a Bachelor of Architecture degree. His work experience spans both the US and Europe where he has worked on projects ranging from high-end residential additions and housing complexes to pedestrian bridges, hotels, football stadiums and cultural pavilions. His interest in design as a process of formal experimentation has developed a varied body of work which is constantly evolving.


Entry: Database
Focus: Beyond Discovery

Beyond Discovery, the Path from Research to Human Benefit is a series of articles that trace the origins of important recent technological and medical advances. Each story reveals the crucial role played by basic science, the applications of which could not have been anticipated at the time the original research was conducted.