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The U.S. Navy is showing the world, for the first time, the power of their newly advanced railgun weapons system. This is something you won’t want to miss.
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Lasers, Rail Guns, and the Future of the Navy

It’s a new era: the Navy is about to take a big step for military-kind. This summer they will add the first ship-mounted laser to their fleet, and that’s just the beginning.
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In July of 1947, a newspaper declares that a flying saucer crashed in the little ranch land of Roswell, New Mexico. The next day, the military publicly dismisses this as nothing more than a weather balloon.  Not surprisingly, this was …
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Scientists at the Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) have developed a technology, using silicon to fabricate a sensor that may revolutionize the way trace chemical detection is conducted. The sensor, called Silicon Nanowires in a Vertical Array with a Porous Electrode, …
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She's a beauty in person.  But don't just take my word for it...(Photo by Jessica L. Tozer)

“Don’t just sit there on the couch enjoying Star Trek, wishing it was real. Go out there and make it a reality. Fandom means more than just watching, it means going out there to achieve want you like. Nothing is impossible.”
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Hollywood may be a long way from Annapolis, but through the experiences of Cmdr. Kevin Blenkhorn, one of the creators of Yoda in the most recent Star Wars films, midshipmen can get a taste of what happens behind the bright …
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There is a type of moment that is unlike any other. It’s a moment that can be extremely meaningful.  A singular human interaction that establishes both a certain level of affection and trust in one motion.  This can happen with …
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Trying to anticipate what the world might be like in 2030 would seem to be in the realm of science fiction writers, but the Army is interested too. Helping the Army to get a better sight picture on the future …
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