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Team ETHOS assembles their pumpkin chucking machine prior to a competition here, Oct. 21. The team is comprised of researchers, engineers and students from the Air Force Research Laboratory and competes annually in contests across the U.S. The team earned a first-place finish at the Air Force Lifecycle Management Center’s 2016 annual competition with a 3,391 foot pumpkin toss and will compete in the World Championship ‘Punkin Chunkin’ competition in Bridgeville, Delaware, Nov. 4-6. (U.S. Air Force Photo / David Dixon) AFRL researcher brings science, history to chucking pumpkins
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- What do ancient Greek artillery, materials engineering and pumpkin chucking have in common? How about a senior Air Force Research Laboratory materials engineer who is inspiring future scientists—and having fun in the process. David Mollenhauer is a Senior Materials Engineer in the AFRL Materials and
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