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Shielding offices is a lot like shielding an antimatter sensor

Automatic blinds on commercial buildings and on the Space Station's antimatter experiment AMS-01 have something in common: a mechanical actuating drive system for shutters that eliminates break-down-prone electronics – and it's very small. Whether you're opening or closing blinds at the office, or you are trying to position a two-tonne annular magnet with 10 micrometres accuracy in orbit, space technology solves your problem.

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