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Researchers set out to study the protoplanetary disk around a star known as HD 100546, and as sometimes happens in scientific inquiry, it was by "chance" that they stumbled upon the formation of the planet orbiting this star.
The Naval Research Laboratory has awarded the Blossom Point Tracking Facility Spacecraft Operations and Facilities Services contract to ASRC Federal Space and Defense.
U.S. Naval Research Laboratory With its strong dependence on gas-turbine engines for propulsion, the U.S. Navy is always looking for ways to improve the fuel consumption of these engines. At the Naval Research Laboratory (NRL), scientists are studying the complex physics of Rotating Detonation Engines (RDEs) which offer the potential for high dollar savings by way of reduced fuel consumption in gas-turbine engines, explains Dr. Kazhikathra Kailasanath, who heads NRL's Laboratories for...
A Naval Research Laboratory scientist is part of a team that has recently discovered that vast clouds of hot gas are "sloshing" in Abell 2052, a galaxy cluster located about 480 million light years from Earth.
A Naval Research Laboratory instrument designed to study the Earth's thermosphere is part of a future science mission that has been selected by NASA for evaluation for flight.
The U.S. Naval Research Laboratory Materials Testing Facility recently demonstrated the one-thousandth successful firing of its Electromagnetic Railgun.
The Department of Defense said on Tuesday that a rocket launched from an Alaska island carrying an experimental Navy communications satellite.
As the Office of Naval Research increases its investment in unmanned systems, a number of hurdles need to be overcome.