Stephen Mraz

Senior Editor, Machine Design

Steve serves as Senior Editor of Machine Design.  He has 23 years of service and has a B.S. Biomedical Engineering from CWRU. Steve was a E-2C Hawkeye Naval Flight Officer in the U.S. Navy. He is currently responsible for areas such as aerospace, defense, and medical.

Posts by Stephen Mraz

Nov 06, 2014

5 Myths About Speaker Wire

Do expensive speaker wires "sound" better? Not likely....More
Oct 28, 2014

Daylight Saving Time and its Effects on Energy and Trains

Fun facts to know and tell about Daylight Saving time (DST.)....More
Oct 13, 2014

Polonium and settled science

What's up with polonium and its half-life?....More
Sep 23, 2014

4 Bogus Reasons Engineers Get Pushed into Management

Bad reasons good engineers are tuned into bad managers....More
Sep 05, 2014

6 Myths About Outer Space

Everything you learned about space from movies and TV shows is likely wrong....More
Aug 26, 2014

5 Myths About Plastic Water Bottles: Economical and Safe? Hardly

Plastic water bottles: Economical and safe? Hardly....More
Aug 12, 2014

Something Rotten in the Valley of Silicon

What's going down in Silicon Valley: "Cool" companies show their true colors....More
Jul 31, 2014

The 7 Warning Signs of B(ogus) S(cience)

For the past 17 years, Dr. Robert Park has been the leading force behind Quackwatch, a popular website that explores medical myths ranging from....More
Jul 23, 2014

Another debunking of the U.S. Engineering Shortage

Another nail in the myth of an engineering shortage....More
Jul 08, 2014

Taking the window seats (and windows) from pilots and co-pilots

Who would’ve thought that the glass-cockpit concept – the use of programmable displays to replace radar screens, dials, and navigational....More

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