Check out this quad rotor video from UPenn’s GRASP lab:
There are some pretty neat potential military applications of this kind of technology, and they are not necessarily kinetic. Imagine that you could lean out Cisco’s OSPF network layer protocol – or adopt some existing lean layer 3 protocol – in such a [...]
DARPA gets that teensiest bit closer to making one:
Pentagon-supported physicists on Wednesday said they had devised a “time cloak” that briefly makes an event undetectable.
The laboratory device manipulates the flow of light in such a way that for the merest fraction of a second an event cannot be seen, according to a [...]
Courtesy of occasional reader Edward.
Pretty nifty, but I’m not sure how they’re going to hide the engine exhaust plume when the tank is on the move…
It now comes with a launch bar and hook, set to a house/trance theme.
And soon it will launch off electromagnetic catapults.
Many of us are travelers, and all of us are connected in one way or another. If you’re like me, you may have found yourself looking for a Wi-Fi connection at an airport or hotel and seen something like “Free Public Wi-Fi” as an available connection.
If you’re like me, you’ve probably been a [...]
Aboard the USS Enterprise – the Star Trek version – Captain Kirk could order up his ham n’ eggs using a “replicator” device. Later on Captan Picard took to ordering “Earl Grey tea, hot.” At the time I thought it was as unlikely a technology as warp drives and transporters.
I was mistaken. Look [...]
There’s been a lot of discussion about China’s “new” aircraft carrier program. Some talk too about its new fighter.
Too little attention, I think, about where they have really invested:
China surpassed current U.S. capabilities in a race to explore resources in the deepest parts of the world’s oceans and set its sights on [...]