Every second counts

时间:2019-03-07 04:18:01166网络整理admin

By Duncan Graham-Rowe THE quickest way to find people buried in an avalanche is to make sure no single person is in charge of the rescue team. At least, that’s the view of researchers at the Sandia National Laboratories in Albuquerque, New Mexico, who say they’ve worked out how to locate trapped skiers at least four times as fast as conventional means, by adopting a swarm-like search strategy. Many off-piste skiers now carry radio beacons to help locate them in an accident. Traditionally,