News tagged with aerospace

Designing a super-aerodynamic wing

( —Air travel may be fast and convenient, but exhaust from the millions of flights that take-off and land each year worldwide is having an impact on the health of the planet. Fortunately, a Ryerson researcher is ...

dateOct 28, 2013 in Engineering
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First flight for radiation detector

( —A flying radiation detector that could be used to help with nuclear decommissioning and clean-up at sites such as Fukushima and Sellafield was recently tested in a specially designed experimental area at the ...

dateOct 08, 2013 in Engineering
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Making industrial plasma safer

( —EPFL scientists have uncovered the physics behind the formation of plasmoids – funnel-like, high-energy plasmas that can severely damage industrial plasma reactors, causing millions in repairs and lost productivity ...

dateSep 18, 2013 in Plasma Physics
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A new chapter in a nanotech 'super materials' story

Tucked away in a small research park near NASA's Langley Research Center, the outside of the modern building looks pretty much like any new office. But just on the other side of the glass and concrete walls, there is a nanotechnology ...

dateSep 04, 2013 in Nanomaterials
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