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NRL Scientists Receive ASME Best Paper Award for ‘Slicer’ Algorithm image
May 30, 2017 | Source: U.S. Naval Research Laboratory, nrl.navy.mil, 6 March 2017, Daniel Parry
Three research scientists from the Computational Multiphysics Systems Lab, at the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL), have been...
Breaking the Multicore Bottleneck image
May 29, 2017 | Source: IEEE Spectrum, spectrum.ieee.org, 28 October 2016, Samuel K. Moore
It’s Getting Crowded: The Intel Haswell-EX Xeon E7 V3 processor has 18 cores trying to work together without messing up one another’s...
Luxexcel Meets ISO Standards for 3D Printed Optical Lenses image
May 26, 2017 | Source: 3D Printing Industry, 3dprintingindustry.com, 2 March 2017, Corey Clarke
Luxexcel has received approval from the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) for their innovative 3D printed optical...
Defeating the Threat of Small Unmanned Aerial Systems image
May 22, 2017 | Source: Air and Space Power Journal, au.af.mil, Volume 31, Issue 1, Spring 2017
Unmanned aerial systems (UAS) offer new or improved military capability in many airpower applications. Contemporary UASs range in size...
Ford's New Room-Sized 3D Printer Upends Additive Manufacturing image
May 22, 2017 | Source: Road Show, cnet.com, 6 March 2017, Chris Paukert
Like nearly every automaker, Ford is keen to figure out how 3D printing can improve its ability to develop and build new cars...
Want to Cut Carbon Emissions? Try Growing Cement Bricks With Bacteria image
May 22, 2017 | Source: PBS, pbs.org, 7 March 2017, Matt Ehrichs & Nsikan Akpan
One of biggest contributors of greenhouse gases on the planet is cement. Cement is the glue that holds together the stones, pebbles or...
AI at the Edge: NVIDIA Jetson T2 Small Supercomputer UAVs and Robots image
May 22, 2017 | Source: Hackaday, hackaday.com, 15 March 2017, Brian Benchoff
Last week, Nvidia announced the Jetson TX2, a high-performance single board computer designed to be the brains of self-driving cars,...
How 1960s Nuclear-Fallout Math Influences Today’s Drone Regulations image
May 22, 2017 | Source: Recode, recode.net, 6 March 2017, April Glaser
As countries around the world establish drone regulations, they seem to have settled on using a mass of 250 grams, or about half a...
Navy Laser Mine Detection Now Operational image
May 22, 2017 | Source: Defense Systems, defensesystems.com, 28 March 2017, Katherine Owens
The Airborne Laser Mine Detection System (ALMDS) developed by Northrop Grumman for the MH-60S Seahawk helicopter has reached initial...
UES Researching Advanced Materials to Protect Sensors and Weapons from Lasers image
May 22, 2017 | Source: Military & Aerospace Electronics, militaryaerospace.com, 27 March 2017, John Keller
Electro-optics experts at UES Inc. in Dayton, Ohio, are conducting materials experiments to help safeguard U.S. and allied sensors and...
Electroplating Delivers High-Energy, High-Power Batteries image
May 22, 2017 | Source: Illinois News Bureau, news.illinois.edu, 12 May 2017, Liz Ahlberg Touchstone
Researchers at the University of Illinois, Xerion Advanced Battery Corporation and Nanjing University in China developed a method for...
How Fear of Nuclear Power is Hurting Our Ability to Generate Clean Energy image
May 22, 2017 | Source: TED Talks, ted.com, September 2016, Michael Shellenberger
"We're not in a clean energy revolution; we're in a clean energy crisis," says climate policy expert Michael Shellenberger. His...
Space and Air Ops Teams Integrating to Fight ISIS image
May 22, 2017 | Source: Military & Aerospace Electronics, militaryaerospace.com, 8 March 2017, Mark Pomerleau
Integration of space, air and cyber teams, within the guise of the paradigm shift of multi-domain command and control chief of staff...
WVU Researcher to Study Computer Vision-Related Image Recognition image
May 22, 2017 | Source: WVU Today, wvutoday.wvu.edu, 6 March 2017
Self-driving cars use images from on-board cameras to navigate through cities. Research at West Virginia University could help solve a...
Department 13 Completes Successful Tests Of MESMER Counter-Drone Solution image
May 22, 2017 | Source: UAS Weekly, uasweekly.com, 14 March 2017
Department 13 conducted a series of sales demonstrations and operational tests in Australia of its recently launched flagship counter-...
Army Plans to Shoot Supplies to its Own Soldiers Inside Hollow Mortars image
May 22, 2017 | Source: Popular Mechanics, popularmechanics.com, 9 Mar 2017, Kyle Mizokami
The U.S. Army is researching a new way to resupply troops: by bombing them with mortars. The service was recently granted a patent for...
Cold Spray Repairs Save Time and Money image
May 22, 2017 | Source: Naval Aviation News, navalaviationnews.navylive.dodlive.mil, 14 Mar 2017, Rita Boland
A new method of patching metal components with a cold spray process called Kinetic Metallization is saving the Naval Aviation...
How the Army's Legacy Systems Take on 21st Century Threats image
May 22, 2017 | Source: C4ISRNET, c4isrnet.com, 18 Apr 2017, Mark Pomerleau
Despite the high-tech threats facing U.S. forces, the Army continues to operate platforms and vehicles that are decades old. The...
NRL Develops Lighter, Field Repairable Transparent Armor image
May 22, 2017 | Source: U.S. Naval Research Laboratory, nrl.navy.mil, 8 Mar 2017, Daniel Parry
Research chemists at U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) have developed and patented a transparent thermoplastic elastomer armor to...
Air Force Academy Cadet Creates Goo That Stops Bullets image
May 22, 2017 | Source: AirForceTimes, airforcetimes.com, 14 May 2017, Charlsy Panzino
A gooey substance normally wouldn’t seem like it could stop a bullet, but an Air Force Academy cadet has created just that. Cadet 1st...