Replacing your lost or damaged Iron Ring

There is a reference in this issue’s lunar wheels article to the symbolic Iron Ring that many Canadian engineers wear so proudly.

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Ball mills and beanbags lead to a prototype for lunar wheels

Planning a lunar road trip? If you are, you’ll need wheels that can absorb the impact of the moon’s rocky surface without bouncing wildly in its low gravity. And for inspiration to build such a thing, you need look no further than ball mills and beanbags. Especially if you are Mechanical Engineering Professor Peter Radziszewski.

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Making History Campaign heads into final stretch

There is a common theme underlying several stories in this issue. The iRing research project, our rapidly expanding student services and the Ram Panda alumni profile all show that success is a lot easier to achieve when everyone pulls together.

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