France’s Schneider Electric buys Britain’s Aveva for 9.4 billion pounds

French digital automation and energy management company Schneider Electric said it will go ahead with the full acquisition of the Cambridge-based software company. Aviva Group plc In a deal, the industrial software maker is valued at 9.48 billion pounds ($10.7 billion). Schneider is making an offer of £31 (about $34.8) per share, about 41% over … Read more

Crushed Martian rock composite can be used for 3D printing on the Red Planet

September 14, 2022 Researchers have found a way to make rocket tools and parts on Mars through additive manufacturing. Mixing a small amount of crushed Martian rock with a titanium alloy makes a stronger material in a 3D printing process that could one day be used on Mars. The researchers made the parts with no … Read more