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Former Astronaut Wins Contract For Interstellar Travel Research
2012-01-06 12:30:23

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has chosen a former NASA astronaut to lead a foundation designed to advance space travel.

2011-12-01 10:34:57

Technology for making an "artificial leaf" holds the potential for opening an era of "fast-food energy," in which people generate their own electricity at home with low-cost equipment perfect for the 3 billion people living in developing countries and even home-owners in the United States.

Army’s Super Secret Hypersonic Weapon Undergoes Testing
2011-11-18 11:52:49

The US Army conducted its first flight test of its new Advanced Hypersonic Weapon (AHW), launching the high-tech bomb from the Pacific Missile Range Facility in Kauai on Thursday.

DARPA To Increase Funding For Cyber Research
2011-11-08 10:58:53

The US government’s advanced research unit said Monday it will boost investments in cyber research by 50 percent over the next 5 years, in response to the increased threat of cyber terrorism and warfare.

DARPA Hopes To Retrieve, Reuse Components From Dead Satellites
2011-10-22 04:43:28

DARPA has announced a new program that would recycle parts from non-functioning satellites to help save money when constructing replacement satellites.


Word of the Day
swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.