Technology

Keep right at the fork.  Take the first exit at the roundabout.  Recalculating.  Destination on the left. Admit it, you read those words in the voice of your handy GPS.  Mine’s named Stella.  She enjoys making abrupt decisions with wild …
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Video provided by the National Science Foundation Edited by Jessica L. Tozer Sharks with lasers on their heads! Okay, not really, but I still don’t think Dr. Evil would be too disappointed.  Robot sharks are still pretty awesome.  And thanks to …
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Imagine a warhead with fragments that flare and burn when the warhead detonates. Now imagine the potential destruction of an artillery shell made almost entirely of that stuff. Such a theoretical weapon is one of the goals behind the research …
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By Jessica L. Tozer This is not your father’s Navy warship. Well it’s not my father’s either – since he’s never owned one – but you get my point. Check out the new digs on the Navy‘s wave of the …
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Preps Continue for Launching Engine Icing Research NASA scientists are making progress in their preparations to mount a detailed research campaign aimed at solving a modern-day aviation mystery involving the unlikely combination of fire and ice inside a running jet …
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Image is everything. In the case of military members on the front lines, quick, reliable satellite images are important, but unfortunately not always easy to come by.  Today, the lowest echelon members of the U.S. military deployed in remote overseas …
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A new circular polarizing filter may allow service members to see through dust and clouds. As sophisticated as the human eye is, it does not compare to what the latest scientific achievement has to offer in enhancing what can be …
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NASA’s Dryden Flight Research Center soon will have a new dog in the yard, and it’s a real MUTT. That’s short for the Multi-Use Technology Testbed, a small unmanned aircraft being developed by the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory to …
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