Future air passengers may get unique, windowless view
Physics duo create first knotted vortex in a fluid (w/ video)
Researchers measure Brazil nut effect in reduced gravity
NASA tests revolutionary shape changing aircraft flap for the first time
(Phys.org) —NASA's green aviation project is one step closer to developing technology that could make future airliners quieter and more fuel-efficient with the successful flight test of a wing surface that ...
New approach assembles big structures from small interlocking pieces
MIT researchers have developed a lightweight structure whose tiny blocks can be snapped together much like the bricks of a child's construction toy. The new material, the researchers say, could revolutionize ...
Fluorescent nanotube coating can detect strain
A new type of paint made with carbon nanotubes at Rice University can help detect strain in buildings, bridges and airplanes.
Dyson Unveils His Bladeless Fan (w/ Videos)
Have we reached peak travel?
Solar-powered two-seat Sunseeker airplane has progress report
Engineers achieve first airplane to ground quantum key distribution exchange
Materials scientists create highly water repellant ceramics (w/ video)
Biggest solar storm since 2005 pummels Earth
A potent solar flare has unleashed the biggest radiation storm since 2005 and could disrupt some satellite communications in the polar regions, US space weather monitors said Monday.
Passengers boarding airplanes—we're doing it wrong
'Tis the season for airplane travel. We may be looking forward to getting where we're going, but most aspects of the travel itself are merely endured. There's stressful security, the madding crowd and the ...