Author Archives: Armed with Science

by Donna McKinney Naval Research Laboratory Original press release Beginning on February 6, 2011, the two STEREO spacecraft are 180 degrees apart providing Naval Research Laboratory scientists with a 360-degree view of the Sun. NASA’s STEREO (Solar Terrestrial Relations Observatory) spacecraft …
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By Carl Hunt and Richard Raines Last week on Armed with Science, John Ohab posted a remarkable video of Army LTG Benjamin Freakley on the topic of “Technology Without People is Just Very Cool Stuff.” This video is an insightful …
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This blog post was shared with us by the Information Assurance Technology Analysis Center (IATAC). It is the fifth entry in our 22-part series produced by the Defense Technical Information Center. Do you use a computer?  Are you ever connected …
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This is the 40th entry in the Armed with Science series, Dispatches from Antarctica. The series features Air Force Lt. Col. Ed Vaughan’s first-hand experiences on OPERATION: DEEP FREEZE, the Defense Department’s support of National Science Foundation research in Antarctica. Over the past …
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Doris Ryan works at the Naval Medical Research Center. Her blog post was originally published in Naval Medical Research and Development News. Patents protect Navy Medicine’s intellectual property and allow commercial businesses to license the patent for the benefit of …
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Matthew Mientka works at the Defense Media Activity’s Emerging Media Directorate. A senior Navy official yesterday criticized a major “think tank” for its outlook on the development of alternative fuel technologies and markets. Tom Hicks, deputy assistant secretary of the Navy …
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This blog post was shared by the Chemical Propulsion Information Analysis Center. It is the fourth entry in our 22-part series produced by the Defense Technical Information Center. Keynote speakers often are selected for their ability to convey policy or …
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Nonanometer-sized gold and silver disks can be observed as signal in a microscope. (Photo: Mirkin Lab)

Kyle Osberg is a fourth-year student working towards a PhD in Materials Science and Engineering. He is originally from Houston, TX. Researchers and students at Northwestern University have developed a new way to look for chemical and biological agents using …
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