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Army Breakthrough in Solar Cell Research Results in Patent

July 7, 2015 1:36 pm | by Nikki Montgomery, AMRDEC Public Affairs | News | Comments

U.S. Army researchers have developed a tiny photovoltaic solar cell for the conversion of light energy into electrical energy that it resulted in a patent. The patent reveals a new kind of photovoltaic ...


HoloLens Funding Available to Winning Researchers

July 7, 2015 1:35 pm | by Megan Crouse, Real Time Digital Reporter | News | Comments

The HoloLens has been making waves lately as one of the front-runners of augmented reality. Now, Microsoft is making the technology available to chosen academic institutions in the United States ...


Tiny Wires Could Provide a Big Energy Boost

July 7, 2015 1:28 pm | by David L. Chandler, MIT News Office | News | Comments

Wearable electronic devices for health and fitness monitoring are a rapidly growing area of consumer electronics; one of their biggest limitations is the capacity of their tiny batteries to ...


Lockheed Center Improves Satellite Sensing & Communication Tech

July 7, 2015 12:45 pm | by Lockheed Martin | News | Comments

A new development center will advance satellite sensing and communication technologies, broadly known as Radio Frequency (RF) payloads, at the Lockheed Martin facility in Denver ...


Engineers Give Invisibility Cloaks a Slimmer Design

July 7, 2015 12:35 pm | by University of California - San Diego | News | Comments

Researchers have developed a new design for a cloaking device that overcomes some of the limitations of existing "invisibility cloaks." In a new study, electrical engineers at the ...


Omnidirectional Free Space Wireless Charging Developed

July 7, 2015 12:30 pm | by The Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) | News | Comments

Mobile devices, such as smartphones and laptops, have become indispensable portable items in modern life, but one big challenge remains to fully enjoying these ...


IBM Finds Carbon Nanotubes Could Efficiently Filter Seawater

July 7, 2015 11:42 am | by Megan Crouse, Real Time Digital Reporter | News | Comments

IBM used crowdsourced supercomputing power to discover that carbon nanotubes could filter water more efficiently and more cheaply than common water purification methods ...


NASA Partner Projects Include Swarming Satellites & Space Submarines

July 7, 2015 10:51 am | by Megan Crouse, Real Time Digital Reporter | News | Comments

A submarine that trawls through alien oceans like the ones on Saturn’s moon Titan or an autonomous swarm of micro-satellites could be NASA’s next project. These and five other proposals were given the go-ahead ...


SpaceX Close to Figuring Out Rocket Failure During Launch

July 7, 2015 10:22 am | by Marcia Dunn, AP Aerospace Writer | News | Comments

SpaceX says it is still trying to figuring out what caused its rocket to break apart during liftoff nine days ago, but it's getting close ...


Google Chooses Newest Testing Site for Driverless Car

July 7, 2015 10:20 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Google Inc. has chosen Texas as the latest testing site for its self-driving car project. The company on Tuesday announced a Lexus SUV has hit the road in Austin, with safety drivers on board ...


NASA to Begin 20th Underwater Astronaut Training Mission

July 7, 2015 10:16 am | by European Space Agency (ESA) | News | Comments

ESA astronaut Luca Parmitano is to lead NASA’s 20th underwater astronaut training mission this month. Starting on 20 July, the 14-day NASA Extreme Environment Mission Operations sortie ...


Photos of the Day: Astronauts Live & Train 20 Meters Underwater

July 7, 2015 10:13 am | by European Space Agency (ESA) | News | Comments

NASA’s underwater training missions are held off the coast of Florida and send astronauts 20 m below the sea to live in a makeshift space base where they conduct regular ‘waterwalks’ in ...


Tentative Plan to Keep Amtrak Running After Safety Dispute

July 7, 2015 9:57 am | by Margaret Stafford, Associated Press | News | Comments

Amtrak routes across Kansas and Missouri could keep running under a tentative agreement reached in a dispute over federally required safety systems, officials said Monday ...


Reactor in Japan Being Loaded with Nuke Fuel Before Restart

July 7, 2015 9:51 am | by Mari Yamaguchi, Associated Press | News | Comments

A Japanese utility on Tuesday began loading fuel into a nuclear reactor where operations are scheduled to resume next month in the country's first restart under safety ...


Russian Bomber Crashes in Pacific Region, Both Pilots Killed

July 7, 2015 9:46 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

A Russian military aircraft crashed Monday while taking off on a nighttime training flight and both pilots were killed, the Defense Ministry said. It was the fifth accident involving a ...



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