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Photos of the Day: A Yearlong Look at the Sky

January 21, 2015 10:00 am | by NASA | News | Comments

From December 2013 to December 2014, NEOWISE discovered three new comets and observed 32 others. One of the others has turned into the brightest comet in Earth's night sky in early 2015, comet C/2014 Q2 ...       


How Engineering Businesses Can Grow through Global Collaboration

January 21, 2015 9:51 am | by Mehul Patel | Articles | Comments

Product development through global collaboration provides manufacturers in solving critical issues related to capability and capacity to add value to the product against the cost. Global product development is a process of ...   


GE to Provide Natural Gas Turbines for Allen Plant

January 21, 2015 9:42 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

General Electric says it has received an order from the Tennessee Valley Authority for two high-efficiency gas turbine generators to replace three coal-fired units that are being retired at the Allen Fossil Plant in Memphis ...   


Will Remote Car Hacking Stop Before It Starts?

January 21, 2015 9:42 am | by Karl David Stephan, professor at Texas State University | Blogs | Comments

The bomb exploded as the car reached the intersection of Park Place and Forest Park Boulevard in Fort Worth, Texas. The explosion was loud enough to be heard at an elementary school a couple of blocks away, and I was one of several students who ...


All-New Honda SUV to Make Global Debut at Chicago Auto Show

January 21, 2015 9:39 am | by PRNewswire | News | Comments

A completely reengineered and redesigned Honda Pilot SUV will make its world debut at the 2015 Chicago Auto Show on February 12 at 9:30 a.m. The all-new, eight-passenger Pilot SUV – completely designed, developed and ...    


HiSIM-SOTB, Compact Transistor Model, Selected as Industry Standard

January 21, 2015 9:34 am | by Hiroshima University | News | Comments

A new compact transistor model was developed and the framework for realizing a faster design support process and product development for integrated circuits in the ultra-low voltage category was established. The new compact ...   


NASA Spacecraft Discovers, Characterizes Near-Earth Objects

January 21, 2015 9:33 am | by NASA | News | Comments

NASA's Near-Earth Object Wide-field Survey Explorer spacecraft discovered and characterized 40 near-Earth objects in the first year after the mission was re-started in December 2013. Eight of the discoveries have been classified as ...  


NASA Spacecraft Begins First Stages of Pluto Encounter

January 21, 2015 9:28 am | by NASA | News | Comments

NASA's New Horizons spacecraft recently began its long-awaited, historic encounter with Pluto. The spacecraft is entering the first of several approach phases that culminate July 14 with the first close-up flyby of the dwarf planet ...  


Graphene Enables All-Electrical Control of Energy Flow from Light Emitters

January 21, 2015 9:25 am | by ICFO-The Institute of Photonic Sciences | News | Comments

At the heart of lasers, displays and other light-emitting devices lies the emission of photons. Electrically controlled modulation of this emission is of great importance in applications such as optical communication, sensors and displays ... 


IBM Revenue Continues to Sag, 2015 Outlook Disappoints

January 21, 2015 9:20 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

IBM's fourth-quarter net income dropped 11 percent as revenue in most categories continued to decline, and its outlook for the year disappointed investors. IBM has been spending heavily to develop new products, such as ...    


Toyota Remains Top in Global Vehicle Sales, Beats VW, GM

January 21, 2015 9:17 am | by Yuri Kageyama, AP Business Writer | News | Comments

Toyota Motor stayed at the top in global vehicle sales in 2014, taking that auto industry crown for the third year straight, but was less upbeat about this year. The Japanese automaker sold 10.23 million vehicles, beating out ...   


Microsoft to Show Off More Windows 10 Features

January 21, 2015 9:13 am | by Brandon Bailey, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

Microsoft will use an event Wednesday to offer a wider glimpse of the next version of Windows. The company is planning to show off new features of its flagship operating system — and possibly an improved ...      


Self-Assembled Nanotextures Create Antireflective Surface on Silicon Solar Cells

January 21, 2015 9:12 am | by DOE/Brookhaven National Laboratory | News | Comments

Reducing the amount of sunlight that bounces off the surface of solar cells helps maximize the conversion of the sun's rays to electricity, so manufacturers use coatings to cut down on reflections. Now scientists at the ...    


Air Force Launches Rocket Carrying a Navy Satellite Aloft

January 21, 2015 9:10 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

A Navy communications satellite is bound for orbit. The Air Force launched an unmanned Atlas V (five) rocket Tuesday night from Cape Canaveral, Florida. The rocket hoisted the third in a series of ...        


SpaceX Secures $1B Investment

January 21, 2015 9:05 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

SpaceX has raised $1 billion from Google and Fidelity in a deal that values the spaceship manufacturer at about $10 billion. The infusion announced Tuesday will give Google and Fidelity Investments a nearly ...      



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