A nervous system of glass fibers will allow airplanes to feel
The next generation of airplanes will be able to feel when they suffer damage, thanks to a nervous system of glass fibers. B-PHOT postdoc researcher Sidney Goossens is developing this technology using optical fiber sensors. In this way, he wants to make airplanes safer & eco-friendlier. He made a short comprehensible video in collaboration with Science Figured Out (Wetenschap Uitgedokterd).