Benjamin Franklin fashioned the first lightning rod in the 18th century. Scientists are now improving on that innovation by employing a high-powered laser. This Laser Lightning Rod could safeguard critical infrastructure including power stations, airports, wind farms and launchpads.

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RIP ExoMars and the Rosalind Franklin Rover

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DNA Analysis Identifies First Member of Ill-Fated 1845 Franklin Expedition

First member of ill-fated 1845 Franklin expedition is identified by DNA analysis

First member of ill-fated 1845 Franklin expedition is identified by DNA analysis