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May 14, 2018 | Source: Brown University, news.brown.edu, 2 Jun 2017
Researchers have found a way to make ultralight sponge-like materials from nanoscale ceramic fibers. The highly porous, compressible and heat-resistant sponges could...
May 11, 2018 | Source: IFL Science, iflscience.com, Manfred Lenzen, Professor of Sustainability Research, School of Physics at University of Sydney
“Even though we have not broken ground on a new nuclear plant in nearly 30 years, nuclear energy remains our largest source of fuel that produces no carbon emissions...
UH-60 operating in dusty brown-out conditions with Honeywell 93 GHz data collection test bed insert. (Millimeter Wave Data Informaction Center, mfrf-data.org)
Operating in degraded visual environments (DVEs) is a leading contributor to rotorcraft accidents and reduced operational effectiveness. DVEs occur when visibility...
May 7, 2018 | Source: IEEE Spectrum, spectrum.ieee.org, 1 February 2018, Paul Scharre
People can look at the same technology and disagree about how it will shape the future, explains Paul Scharre as he shares a final perspective on the Slaughterbots...
May 7, 2018 | Source: U.S. Army, army.mil, 17 Apr 2018, ARL Public Affairs
Engineers at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory and the University of Maryland have developed a technique that causes a composite material to become stiffer and stronger...
May 7, 2018 | Source: DARPA, darpa.mil, 20 March 2018
DARPA’s OFFensive Swarm-Enabled Tactics (OFFSET) program envisions future small-unit infantry forces using small unmanned aircraft systems (UASs) and/or small unmanned...
May 7, 2018 | Source: Military.Com, 22 March 2018, Oriana Pawlyk
If one service has made sufficient progress to use laser weapons in its arsenal in the next few years, it's the U.S. Navy, according to the former director of the...
May 7, 2018 | Source: Georgia Institute of Technology, rh.gatech.edu, 26 Jan 2018, John Toon
The research team that announced the first optical rectenna in 2015 is now reporting a two-fold efficiency improvement in the devices — and a switch to air-stable diode...
May 7, 2018 | Source: Science Blog, scienceblog.com, 16 April 2018
Stealth aircraft in the Canadian arctic will be no match for a new quantum radar system. Researchers at the University of Waterloo are developing a new technology that...
May 7, 2018 | Source: Defense One, defense.one, 24 April 2018, Patrick Tucker
The van driver who killed 10 Toronto pedestrians on Monday showed that a terror technique that ISIS pioneered in Iraq and Syria in 2015 remains terrifyingly effective...
May 7, 2018 | Source: Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, wpafb.af.mil, 20 Mar 2018, Marisa Alia-Novobilski
Researchers at the Air Force Research Laboratory’s Materials and Manufacturing Directorate are “turning up the heat” in the field of polymer additive manufacturing. In...
May 7, 2018 | Source: Cyberscoop, cyberscoop.com, 5 April 2018, Zaid Shoorbajee
Increasingly well-connected hospitals and doctors’ offices bring vast security challenges. A new report released Thursday shows that providers are struggling to keep up...
May 7, 2018 | Source: National Defense, nationaldefensemagazine.org, 21 Mar 2018, Stew Magnuson
Hypersonics hot topic at recent NDIA 19th Annual Science & Engineering Technology Conference. The Navy is seeking a seat at the table as the U.S. government...
April 30, 2018 | Source: ZDNet, zdnet.com, 21 February 2018, Charlie Osborne
A hacking group has been utilizing an array of zero-day vulnerabilities to conduct surveillance on behalf of North Korea, researchers have warned. According to...
Artificial intelligence graphic (nist.gov, N. Hanacek)
Government Accounting Office (GAO) releases technology assessment report, GAO-18-142SP, March 2018, to the House of Representatives, Committee on Science, Space and...
April 23, 2018 | Source: Rice University, news.rice.edu, 4 Jan 2018, Mike Williams
Carbon nanotubes bound for electronics need to be as clean as possible to maximize their utility in next-generation nanoscale devices, and scientists at Rice and Swansea...
April 23, 2018 | Source: Military.Com, 13 March 2018, Hope Hodge Seck
The Marine Corps is a step closer to getting a large unmanned aircraft that can launch from ships, fly a radius of up to 700 nautical miles with a full payload, escort...
April 23, 2018 | Source: Signal, afcea.org, 1 January 2018, Kimberly Underwood
U.S. Marine Corps operations are demanding. Weapons need to be ruggedized and mobile for quick assaults. And high-energy laser weapons such as those the Navy is...
April 23, 2018 | Source: Defense News, defensenews.com, 26 January 2018, Daniel Cebul
SpaceX’s successful static firing of its Falcon Heavy rocket Wednesday in preparation for the rocket’s expected maiden flight next month is important for the Department...
April 23, 2018 | Source: ArmyTimes, armytimes.com, 21 Jan 2018, Todd South
Army scientists have discovered a new way to create night vision that could be cheaper and provide better vision than current methods. Scientists at Stony Brook...