Archive: 05/19/2005

Smarter machines for space missions

NASA has tapped Penn State's Applied Research Laboratory (ARL) to lead a $9.6 million effort to give machines enough computer-based "intelligence" to deal safely with component failure or malfunction, with minimal human help, ...

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Automatic tire pressure maintenance system

The National Nuclear Security Administration's Sandia National Laboratories recently provided three engineering concepts to small business owner Dale Petty for a gadget that keeps car tires inflated to the right pressure. ...

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New method improves timing in oscilloscopes

A new method for correcting common timing errors in high-speed oscilloscopes has been developed by researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). The method improves the accuracy and clarity of ...

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