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2012-01-19 04:23:15

NASA will join the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and high school student teams from the U.S. and abroad for the third annual Zero Robotics SPHERES Challenge on Monday, Jan. 23.

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
marcescent
  • Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.
The word 'marcescent' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to wither'.
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