1988

Doppler radar is used to improve weather forecasting.

The radar takes advantage of what is called the Doppler effect by detecting motion toward or away from the radar. That helps forecasters track the movement of storms, as well as where they are.

3M revolutionizes the fiber-optic cable industry with its FibrlokĀ® fiber-optic splicing product.

The high-performance product reduces splicing time from at least 20 minutes to only one minute.