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Photos of the Day: Navy Hosts Human-Powered Submarine Races

July 6, 2015 9:50 am | by Katie Ellis-Warfield, Naval Surface Warfare Center Carderock Division Public Affairs | News | Comments

High school and college students put their science, technology, engineering and mathematic (STEM) skills to the test at the International Human-Powered Submarine ...


Intel President Renee James to Leave Chipmaker

July 6, 2015 9:35 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Intel said Thursday that President Renee James, who has worked at the chipmaker for 28 years, plans to leave the company early next year to seek a CEO role elsewhere ...


Top U.S. Auto Safety Regulator Says Chrysler to Face Sanctions

July 6, 2015 9:30 am | by Tom Krisher & Marcy Gordon, AP Business Writers | News | Comments

Fiat Chrysler will be punished soon for failing to follow the law in 23 recalls involving more than 11 million vehicles, the nation's top auto safety regulator said Thursday. But Mark Rosekind, administrator ...


Dartmouth Contests Showcase Computer-Generated Creativity

July 6, 2015 9:23 am | by Holly Ramer, Associated Press | News | Comments

Can an algorithm pass for an author? Can a robot rock the house? A series of contests at Dartmouth College is about to find out. Dartmouth is seeking artificial intelligence ...


Farm Use of Drones to Take Off as Feds Loosen Restrictions

July 6, 2015 9:20 am | by Mary Clarke Jalonick, Associated Press | News | Comments

Mike Geske wants a drone. Watching a flying demonstration on Maryland's Eastern Shore, the Missouri farmer envisions using an unmanned aerial vehicle to monitor the irrigation pipes on


New Horizons Back in Action After Brief Silence

July 6, 2015 9:20 am | by Megan Crouse, Real Time Digital Reporter | Industry Briefs | Comments

Over the weekend, NASA lost contact with its Pluto explorer New Horizons, but the spacecraft is now back on track to return to its normal science observations on Tuesday, June 7 and its Pluto flyby on July 14....


Solar Plane Lands in Hawaii After Record-Breaking Flight

July 6, 2015 9:12 am | by Audrey McAvoy, Associated Press | News | Comments

A plane powered by the sun's rays landed in Hawaii Friday after a record-breaking five-day journey across the Pacific Ocean from Japan. Pilot Andre Borschberg and his single-seat aircraft ...


Russian Craft Delivers Long-Awaited Cargo to Space Station

July 6, 2015 9:06 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

An unmanned Russian cargo ship has docked successfully at the International Space Station, where it was anxiously awaited by the U.S.-Russian crew after the successive failures of ...


Tesla Bringing Sales Center to Jacksonville

July 2, 2015 3:55 pm | by Jake Meister, Real Time Digital Reporter | Industry Briefs | Comments

Tesla is coming to Jacksonville

The California-based electric motor company will be opening a sales and service center in the Sunshine state, Tesla spokeswoman Alexis Georgeson said in an email to the...


Some 2016 Chevrolets Will Come With Smartphone Cooling Option

July 2, 2015 3:50 pm | by Megan Crouse, Real Time Digital Reporter | Industry Briefs | Comments

New models of the Chevrolet Impala, Malibu, Volt and Cruze will come with an option for a vent designed specifically to cool a smart phone, the company announced today. This option, formally called Active Phone...


Experimental Agriculture Grows In Underwater Greenhouses

July 2, 2015 3:20 pm | by Megan Crouse, Real Time Digital Reporter | Industry Briefs | Comments

An experimental agriculture project has been growing crops such as strawberries, lettuce, and basil underwater for about four years, creating viable plants 20 feet under the ...


Spacecraft of the Week: Voyager 2

July 2, 2015 2:56 pm | by Megan Crouse, Real Time Digital Reporter | Articles | Comments

The Voyager probes carry a poetic image with them: the gold-plated copper disk inscribed with information about humanity and human artwork, designed to explain our culture to alien astronauts, seems like an optimistic...


New Bubble Wrap Has No Bubbles; Thanks, Global Shipping

July 2, 2015 2:55 pm | by Megan Crouse, Real Time Digital Reporter | Industry Briefs | Comments

Progress is usually a good thing, right? Of course, unless it removes the need for packing supplies that also double as entertainment. Sealed Air, the makers of the original bubble wrap, have announced that their newest...


Man Launches 'Redneck Rocket' Made of Pringles Can, 3D Printed Objects

July 2, 2015 2:45 pm | by Jake Meister, Real Time Digital Reporter | Industry Briefs | Comments

Pringles cans can fly. That’s what Patrick Saville found out when he used the signature potato chip tube and 3D printed parts to create a model rocket which he has successfully launched into the ..


Today in Engineering History: World's First Color Transmission

July 2, 2015 2:06 pm | by Kaylie Duffy, Associate Editor, @kaylieannduffy | News | Comments

On this day in history, July 3, 1928, Scottish inventor John Logie Baird demonstrated the world’s first color transmission ...



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