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Vanishing Transient Electronics The Focus Of New DARPA Project
2013-01-29 08:55:33

In yet another instance in a long line of attempting to bring science fiction to real life, DARPA has invited scientists to help them create Vanishing Programmable Resources, or VAPR. In other words, hardware that self-destructs on command.

Old Satellites May Be Repurposed By DARPA
2013-01-22 20:41:31

One new satellite repurposing program could bring old satellites out of retirement, giving them a new goal as they remain in orbit.

New 2-D Optical Phased Array Technology To Enable Advanced LADAR, Other Defense Applications
2013-01-18 09:05:40

Similar to RADAR, laser detection and ranging, or LADAR, scans a field of view to determine distance and other information, but it uses optical beams instead of RF waves.

Ocean Drones Could Rise To The Surface On Command
2013-01-16 07:47:07

While in the process of inventing methods with which to quickly deploy drones to the other end of the world, DARPA has come up with an idea that resembles something from a Michael Bay movie.

2013-01-11 11:37:04

NASA will join the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and high school student teams from the United States and abroad for the fourth annual Zero Robotics SPHERES Challenge Friday, Jan. 11.


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overword
  • To say in too many words; to express verbosely.
  • To express in too many words: sometimes used reflexively.
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