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2012-02-09 10:09:00

MUMBAI, India, Feb. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sahara Prime City Limited, one of India's leading real estate developers, Turner Construction Company, a leading general builder in the United States and Acropolis Capital Group, a financial investment firm, are proud to announce the formation of Sahara Turner. Sahara Turner will lead the development and construction of multiple townships across India with an approximate value of $2.5 billion over the next five years. The partnership will be managed...

2008-06-14 13:27:08

A flying saucer is in the works, but it didn't come from space. It came from Florida. Subrata Roy, an engineering professor at the University of Florida, is trying to patent his design of a circular, spinning aircraft he dubs WEAV, short for wingless electromagnetic air vehicle. The suggested prototype offers several advantages. It can hover and take off vertically. With no moving parts, the WEAV should be markedly reliable. And though his battery-powered model is only six...

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2008-06-11 11:45:00

Flying saucers may soon be more fact than mere science fiction.University of Florida mechanical and aerospace engineering associate professor Subrata Roy has submitted a patent application for a circular, spinning aircraft design reminiscent of the spaceships seen in countless Hollywood films. Roy, however, calls his design a "wingless electromagnetic air vehicle," or WEAV.The proposed prototype is small "“ the aircraft will measure less than six inches across "“ and will be...