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United Tech Appoints Former Pratt Chief to Aerospace Post

January 21, 2015 11:35 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

United Technologies Corp. has brought its former president of jet engine subsidiary Pratt & Whitney out of retirement and appointed him to a new aerospace business position. The Hartford, Connecticut, aerospace and building ...  


Air Force Base to Get 'Monster' $30M Computer

January 21, 2015 11:29 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

An Ohio air force base is getting a "monster" $30 million super computer to meet a growing demand among scientists and researchers for high-speed computing power. The SGI Ice X supercomputer is expected to be one of the ...


NASA Mountaintop Sensor Finds High Methane over LA

January 21, 2015 11:20 am | by NASA | News | Comments

A NASA study using two years of observations from a novel mountaintop instrument finds that Los Angeles' annual emissions of methane, an important greenhouse gas, are 18 to 61 percent higher than widely used estimates. The study is the ...


Law Firm Expands Takata Airbag Safety Recall Investigation

January 21, 2015 11:01 am | by Hagens Berman | News | Comments

Attorneys at national consumer-rights law firm, Hagens Berman, already representing dozens of plaintiffs with Honda vehicles in class-action lawsuits against Takata, have expanded their national investigation regarding the Takata airbag safety ...


NASA Joins White House to Discuss State of STEM Education

January 21, 2015 10:48 am | by NASA | News | Comments

NASA will join the White House Office of Science & Technology Policy (OSTP) Wednesday, Jan. 21 for its third annual State of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (SoSTEM) event. The event will air live on NASA ...   


Lift-Off, Signal Acquired for Navy Communications Satellite

January 21, 2015 10:33 am | by Steven A. Davis, Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command Public Affairs | News | Comments

The Navy's third Mobile User Objective System (MUOS) satellite was launched yesterday at 8:04 p.m. EST from Space Launch Complex 41. This communications satellite will significantly improve capability for Navy and Department of Defense tactical ...


President's Call for Pro-Trade Policies Promising Sign for Manufacturers

January 21, 2015 10:14 am | by Jamie Hennigan, National Association of Manufacturers | News | Comments

National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) President and CEO Jay Timmons issued this statement in response to President Obama’s State of the Union address ...              


NOAA's NISTAR Instrument Watches Earth's 'Budget'

January 21, 2015 10:13 am | by NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center | News | Comments

The NISTAR instrument that will fly aboard NOAA's space weather-observing spacecraft called the Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR), is going to measure the Earth's radiation budget. NASA is flying two Earth science instruments aboard ...


Replacement Air Bag Parts for Takata Recall to Be Secured by June

January 21, 2015 10:09 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

As of late last year, parts for around 1.08 million vehicles, or more than a third of the total of 3.05 million vehicles affected by the recalls in Japan since 2009, had yet to be replaced ...         


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 ...   



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