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‘MythBusters' Host, Villanova Students Partner Up for Capstone

At the start of this semester, five Villanova University engineering students were hit with a big surprise upon walking into their senior capstone class.

They learned they would be partnering with Jamie Hyneman, a co-host and executive producer for Discovery Channel’s “MythBusters.”

Hyneman, also owner of San Francisco-based visual effects company M5 Industries, is mentoring the students with their project that uses solar thermal energy to heat water for residential heating use.

They will specifically be looking at unique ways to manipulate the water in the receiver to be most effective. Read full story here

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