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White House, NASA Discuss State of Stem

January 22, 2015 12:54 pm | by Megan Crouse, Real Time Digital Reporter, Design Group | News | Comments

About 130 middle and high school students got the chance to speak with astronauts and leading scientists from NASA and the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy. Responses to climate change and NASA’s long-term plans for ... 


Who’s Minding the Minders?

January 22, 2015 12:45 pm | by Alan Nicol | Blogs | Comments

What relationship do the various functions and personnel in your organization have with your quality group? Is it collaborative, adversarial, or one of total domination? That spectrum represents a slippery slope from successful to disastrous ...


Boeing Maritime Surveillance Aircraft Ready for Demonstration Flights

January 22, 2015 12:35 pm | by Boeing | News | Comments

The Boeing Maritime Surveillance Aircraft (MSA) program is ready for customer demonstration flights, having completed the baseline ground and flight testing of the aircraft mission systems. Flights for prospective customers around the world are ...


U.S. Navy Approves Boeing, Lockheed Sensor System for Production

January 22, 2015 12:29 pm | by Boeing | News | Comments

The F/A-18 Super Hornet infrared search and track (IRST) system, developed and integrated by Boeing and Lockheed Martin, received approval from the U.S. Navy to enter low-rate initial production.The IRST system consists of Lockheed Martin’s ...


Optimizing Optimization Algorithms to Solve Complex Engineering Problems

January 22, 2015 12:23 pm | by Larry Hardesty, MIT News Office | News | Comments

Optimization algorithms, which try to find the minimum values of mathematical functions, are everywhere in engineering. Among other things, they’re used to evaluate design tradeoffs, to assess control systems, and to find patterns in data ... 


100 Seconds of Pure Detroit

January 22, 2015 12:14 pm | by North American International Auto Show | Videos | Comments

From the glory days of the Motor City to its current rebirth, Detroit has a story to be told. And NAIAS has played a key role in that story. We invite you to pause for just 100 seconds to watch Detroit’s history unfold. Produced by ...  


Photos of the Day: Giant Helium Balloon Carries SPIDER's 6 Telescopes

January 22, 2015 10:51 am | by Caltech | News | Comments

Conceived of and built by an international team of scientists, the instrument launched from McMurdo Station on New Year's Day. Caltech and JPL designed, fabricated, and tested the six refracting telescopes the instrument uses to ...


5 Ways to Protect Intellectual Property

January 22, 2015 10:46 am | by Jennifer Collins, Morningstar Law Group | Articles | Comments

Because each product development deal is different, there is not a way to template a strategic alliance agreement. However, there are five topics that should be covered in any agreement where intellectual property is involved ...   


NASA, Microsoft Collaboration Will Allow Scientists to 'Work on Mars'

January 22, 2015 10:31 am | by NASA | News | Comments

NASA and Microsoft have teamed up to develop software called OnSight, a new technology that will enable scientists to work virtually on Mars using wearable technology called Microsoft HoloLens. Developed by NASA’s Jet Propulsion ...  


Lockheed Delivers 1st Enhanced Automated Testing Station for U.S. Navy

January 22, 2015 10:23 am | by Lockheed Martin | News | Comments

Lockheed Martin delivered the first electronic Consolidated Automated Support System (eCASS) to the U.S. Navy   maximizing aircraft readiness. Sailors and Marines will use eCASS to troubleshoot and repair naval aircraft electronic ...


SPIDER Experiment Touches Down in Antarctica

January 22, 2015 10:16 am | by Caltech | News | Comments

After spending 16 days suspended from a giant helium balloon floating 115,000 feet above Antarctica, a scientific instrument dubbed SPIDER has landed in a remote region of the frozen continent. Conceived of and built by an ...   


BMW to Release 5-Door Mini, Motorrad Hits Sales Record

January 22, 2015 10:06 am | by Megan Crouse, Real Time Digital Reporter, Design Group | Articles | Comments

BMW Motorrad had its fourth record year in a row, boosted by strong sales of the R 1200 GS motorcycle, while BMW MINI is expected to release a five-door model of its small car. As of March 2015, the model program of the latest generation of ...


Introducing New York City’s Largest Wind Turbine

January 22, 2015 9:57 am | by Megan Crouse, Real Time Digital Reporter, Design Group | Articles | Comments

The almost 160-foot tall wind turbine will power Sunset Park’s Material Recovery Facility, the principal sorting and separation center for New York City’s residential curbside metal, glass and plastic recyclables. The facility itself is a ...


Low Gas Prices, Incentives Change Math for Electric Cars

January 22, 2015 9:51 am | by Dee-Ann Durbin, AP Auto Writer | News | Comments

Drivers trying to calculate whether it's practical to own an electric car are facing a new math.U.S. gas prices have fallen more than $1 per gallon over the last 12 months, to a national average of $2.06, according to AAA. That makes electric cars ...


LG to Launch Curved G Flex 2 Smartphone Next Week

January 22, 2015 9:43 am | by Youkyung Lee, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

LG Electronics Inc. said it will start selling a new curved smartphone next week in its latest effort to bring the curve to a mass market. The South Korean company said Thursday that the G Flex 2 will be launched locally on Jan. 30 and ...



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