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2014-01-22 23:02:27

One-day training to equip dozens of teachers, administrators, and school counselors, to improve STEM instruction and connections to careers in STEM. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 Sally Ride Science, with support from the Office of Naval Research (ONR), will deliver in-person training to educators in Spanish Fort, Alabama, on Saturday, January 25, 2014. The event (already booked to capacity) is part of Sally Ride Science’s professional development program, and this particular...

2013-02-06 15:44:23

The Navy´s fifth Littoral Combat Ship (LCS), Milwaukee, will be the first to benefit from new high-power density waterjets aimed at staving off rudder and propeller damage experienced on high-speed ships. The product of an Office of Naval Research (ONR) Future Naval Capabilities (FNC) program, the waterjets arrived last month at the Marinette Marine shipyard in Wisconsin, where Milwaukee (LCS 5) is under construction. “We believe these waterjets are the future,” said...

2011-01-18 14:06:53

The Office of Naval Research (ONR) showcased a number of technologies Jan. 11-13 at the annual Surface Navy Association (SNA) symposium that could influence the total ownership cost of surface ships as well as enhance warfighting capabilities. ONR's presence at the 23rd SNA conference offered an opportunity to draw attention to the Navy's top science and technology (S&T) priorities. "Technologies such as the Electromagnetic Railgun and Integrated Topside (InTop) highlight ONR's continued...

2009-11-24 10:03:25

Rocket science is opening new doors to understanding how sounds associated with Navy sonar might affect the hearing of a marine mammal "“ or if they hear it at all. The same type of large industrial sized X-ray scanners that NASA uses to detect flaws in the space shuttle's behemoth solid fuel rockets is now allowing scientists to peek inside the giant head of a whale. The scans are providing detailed three-dimensional replicas of a whale's hearing anatomy using a breakthrough method...