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June 27, 2017 | Source: NASA Tech Briefs, techbriefs.tv/video, 16 June 2017
Humans have long been shaping Earth’s landscape, but now scientists know we can shape our near-space environment as well. A certain type of communications - very low...
June 26, 2017 | Source: fedscoop, fedscoop.com, 19 June 2017, Tajha Chappellet-Lanier
The most recent edition of the biannual TOP500 global survey of supercomputers, released Monday, shows the top U.S. machine slipping in the rankings. The Titan...
June 23, 2017 | Source: UAV Expert News, uavexpertnews.com, 15 March 2017
Amazon’s inventors are taking a page from Inspector Gadget’s playbook to design drones with adjustable landing legs and reconfigurable propellers. Those two design...
June 22, 2017 | Source: Military.com, 21 June 2017, Matthew Cox
After years of combat in the Middle East, the U.S. Army still clings to its desert-colored M1 Abrams tanks and combat vehicles. This became a challenge for Lt. Gen. Ben...
June 22, 2017 | Source: BBC News, bbc.com, 15 March 2017, Chris Baraniuk
The strike was made by a US ally, Gen David Perkins told a military symposium. "That quadcopter that cost 200 bucks from Amazon.com did not stand a chance against a...
June 21, 2017 | Source: U.S. Army Research Laboratory, arl.army.mil
Strategic Plan ARL's Open Campus business model is building the framework for a global science and technology ecosystem that will foster an agile, efficient, and...
June 19, 2017 | Source: Air Force Magazine, airforcemag.com, April 2017, Wilson Brisset
Air defense was focused on the Russians. Then it was terrorists. Now it is both. NORAD’s mission fundamentally shifted after Sept. 11, 2001, to address the threat of...
June 19, 2017 | Source: Engineering.com, engineering.com, 6 March 2017
For centuries, cellulose has formed the basis of the world’s most abundantly printed-on material: paper. Now, thanks to new research at MIT, it may also become an...
June 19, 2017 | Source: UT Dallas, utdallas.edu, 20 March 2017
A research team from The University of Texas at Dallas has been involved in analyzing a variety of materials for several years hoping to find one with electrical...
June 19, 2017 | Source: Popular Science, popsci.com, January 18, 2017, Jeffrey Lin and P.W. Singer
The Sharp Sword UAV (unmanned aerial vehicle), China's stealthy attack drone, just won second place in the National Science and Technology Advancement Prizes...
June 19, 2017 | Source: TechCrunch, techcrunch.com, 7 March 2017, Lora Kolodny
Heavy equipment makers Deere & Co., better known as John Deere, have forged a strategic alliance with drone-tech startup Kespry, the companies announced Tuesday in...
June 19, 2017 | Source: Army-Technology, army-technology.com, 30 March 2017, Gareth Evans
Directed energy weapons are fast shaping up to be the ‘must-have’ arms for the mid-21st century, and while developments in the US may have stolen much of the limelight...
June 19, 2017 | Source: Defense News, defensenews.com, 16 March 2017, Jen Judson
The U.S. Army is taking delivery of a 60 kilowatt-class laser from Lockheed Martin as the company wraps up demonstrations of the capability. “In testing earlier this...
June 19, 2017 | Source: U.S. Naval Research Laboratory, www.nrl.navy.mil, 17 May 2017, Daniel Parry
Researchers at the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL), Vehicle Research Section and Photovoltaic Section are building on the proven concept of autonomous cooperative...
June 19, 2017 | Source: Ames Laboratory, ameslab.gov, 9 May 2017, Wenyu Huang, et al.
Scientists at Ames Laboratory have discovered a method for making smaller, more efficient intermetallic nanoparticles for fuel cell applications, and which also use less...
June 19, 2017 | Source: Phys.org, 22 March 2017
There's a reason why farmers wear protective gear when applying organophosphate pesticides. The substances are very effective at getting rid of unwanted bugs, but they...
June 19, 2017 | Source: Military & Aerospace Electronics, militaryaerospace.com, 8 March 2017, Darrel G. Hopper (AFRL) and Chris Chinnock (Insight Media)
Advanced display technology and the needs of the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) and U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) were discussed during a two-day IPT meeting and...
June 19, 2017 | Source: The Washington Post, washingtonpost.com, January 2017, Tom Jackman
A group of 11 national police organizations issued a new model policy Tuesday for police departments nationwide that for the first time incorporates the concept of “de-...
June 19, 2017 | Source: The New York Times, nytimes.com, 12 June 2017, David E. Sanger and Eric Schmitt
America’s fast-growing ranks of secret cyberwarriors have in recent years blown up nuclear centrifuges in Iran and turned to computer code and electronic warfare to...
June 19, 2017 | Source: NAVAIR News, navair.navy.mil, 24 Mar 2017, FRCSE Public Affairs
An aircraft lifting pin will be the first piece of equipment deployed by the Navy with a new zinc-nickel plating process designed by chemists and engineers at Fleet...