Topic: U.S. Naval Research Laboratory
The military has been working on cutting-edge stealth technology so drones can evade radar systems in a way that current UAVs cannot. Another development: an all-electric, fuel cell-powered UAV launched from a submerged submarine.
The Naval Research Laboratory has designed a system which harvests carbon dioxide and hydrogen, the raw ingredients of jet fuel, from seawater, according to OilPrice.com.
Comet Lovejoy hurtled through the sun's corona Thursday, and astounded skywatchers by coming out the other side. Here's how Comet Lovejoy survived.
12/16/2011 04:00 pm
The ill-fated comet Lovejoy is on course to plow through the sun's blisteringly hot outer atmosphere - called the corona - making its closest approach to our star at around 7 p.m. EST Thursday.
12/15/2011 11:51 am
A nova – a massive nuclear explosion thrown from a white dwarf star – usually doesn't emit gamma-rays, the most energetic known form of light. But this one did.
08/12/2010 05:47 pm
The thermosphere recently collapsed in an unexpectedly large contraction, the sheer size of which has scientists scratching their heads.
07/15/2010 06:26 pm
A coronal mass ejection – a massive bubble of magnetically charge gas cast out from the sun – may have been responsible for disabling the Intelsat communications satellite Galaxy 15 in April.
07/14/2010 06:51 pm
Hurricane season is upon us and that could mean trouble for the 31,000 miles of Gulf oil pipelines that snake across the floor of the Gulf.
06/14/2010 01:48 pm
The National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) released its hurricane season forecast Thursday, acknowledging that oil released by the BP Gulf oil spill could come into play if not cleaned up.
05/27/2010 08:57 pm
The New Economy Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology: It takes a corporation to raise a great school
Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology tops US News public high schools list with a little corporate help.
12/10/2009 12:00 am
The emergency landing of Continental Flight 128 in Miami Monday adds urgency to ongoing efforts to better predict turbulence.
08/03/2009 01:00 am