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Allegiant Executives Were Flying Plane That Ran Low on Fuel

July 31, 2015 8:56 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Two executives with pilot licenses were flying the Allegiant Air jet that made an emergency landing at a closed airport because it nearly ran out of fuel ...

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Which Industry Uses Drones Most?

July 31, 2015 8:53 am | by Megan Crouse, Real Time Digital Reporter | News | Comments

That drone highway might be necessary soon. More than 20 industries are permitted by the Federal Aviation Administration to operate drones commercially, a report released on July 30 by the Association for ...

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SPACE 2.0: New Applications & Markets

July 30, 2015 5:21 pm | by Information Forecast, Inc. | Events

The Summit will profile fresh thinking around business models, partnering strategies, risk/reward and timelines, as illustrated by innovators in orbital services, geospatial ...

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Is Arizona America's Drone Capital?

July 30, 2015 4:55 pm | by Jake Meister, Real Time Digital Reporter | Round Ups | Comments

Drones are a fairly common sight in Arizona’s desert skies. In fact, Arizona has the fifth most approved drone operation applications of any state, according to a report by the Association for Unmanned Vehicle...

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Man Describes Find That Could Solve MH370 Plane Mystery

July 30, 2015 4:35 pm | by Andrew Meldrum, Associated Press | News | Comments

Johnny Begue was out collecting stones on the French Indian Ocean island he calls home when he says he saw part of an airplane wing washed up in the sand ...

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Facebook's Internet Laser Plane Ready for Flight Testing

July 30, 2015 4:34 pm | by Megan Crouse, Real Time Digital Reporter | News | Comments

Facebook’s Internet.org plane, designed to bring wi-fi connectivity to remote areas, is ready for flight testing. The unmanned plane, named Aquila, has the wingspan of a 737 but the profile of a stealth fighter ...

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Spacecraft of the Week: LADEE

July 30, 2015 4:25 pm | by Megan Crouse, Real Time Digital Reporter | Articles | Comments

I’ve been interested in spacecraft exploring the Moon lately. From deep caves to a sky thin with atmosphere, our nearest satellite is the most convenient laboratory we have for the exploration of other ...

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Wearables Industry to Reach $74B Value by 2025

July 30, 2015 3:38 pm | by Jake Meister, Real Time Digital Reporter | News | Comments

Aided by an improvements to existing technologies as well as new devices that better contour the user, the wearables technology market will have a $74 billion value by 2025, according to a recent forecast ...

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Commuters Don't Want Self-Driving Cars Anymore

July 30, 2015 2:27 pm | by Melissa Fassbender, Editor, @melfass | News | Comments

The University of Michigan Sustainable Worldwide Transportation Research Institute recently examined motorist preferences for vehicle automation levels, including interaction preferences and overall concern ...

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World's First White Lasers Demonstrated

July 30, 2015 1:53 pm | by Arizona State University | News | Comments

While lasers were invented in 1960 and are commonly used in many applications, one characteristic of the technology has proven unattainable. No one has been able to create a laser that beams white light ...

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Colonoscopies of the Future

July 30, 2015 1:50 pm | by The Optical Society | News | Comments

Colonoscopy is a safe and effective medical procedure that's proven to saves lives. Used for routine cancer screening, it can help identify colon tumors in their early stages ...

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Making the New Silicon

July 30, 2015 1:47 pm | by Rob Matheson, MIT News Office | News | Comments

An exotic material called gallium nitride (GaN) is poised to become the next semiconductor for power electronics, enabling much higher efficiency than silicon ...

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A Cost-Effective Solution to Tuned Graphene Production

July 30, 2015 1:42 pm | by Institute of Physics | News | Comments

Graphene has been called the miracle material but the single-atomic layer material is still seeking its place in the materials world. Now a method to make 'defective' graphene could provide the answer ...

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Sol-Gel Capacitor Dielectric Offers Record-High Energy Storage

July 30, 2015 1:24 pm | by Georgia Institute of Technology | News | Comments

Using a hybrid silica sol-gel material and self-assembled monolayers of a common fatty acid, researchers have developed a new capacitor dielectric material that provides an electrical energy storage ...

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Studying Killer Whales with an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle

July 30, 2015 1:20 pm | by NOAA National Marine Fisheries Service | News | Comments

Last year, for the first time, scientists used an unmanned aerial vehicle, or UAV, to study killer whales from above. In an article published this month in the Journal of Unmanned Vehicle Systems, scientists...

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