Antennas in your clothes? New design could pave the way
(PhysOrg.com) -- The next generation of communications systems could be built with a sewing machine.
Smart skin: Electronics that stick and stretch like a temporary tattoo (w/ video)
Engineers have developed a device platform that combines electronic components for sensing, medical diagnostics, communications and human-machine interfaces, all on an ultrathin skin-like patch that mounts ...
European ALMA antenna brings total on Chajnantor to 16
The first European antenna for the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) has reached new heights, having been transported to the observatorys Array Operations Site (AOS) on 27 July 2011. ...
Shape-changing liquid metal antenna could lead to responsive electronic devices
NTT demos 802.11ac - next generation high-speed WiFi
Nanoscientists build antenna for light
University of Toronto researchers have derived inspiration from the photosynthetic apparatus in plants to engineer a new generation of nanomaterials that control and direct the energy absorbed from light.
Ambient electromagnetic energy harnessed for small electronic devices
(PhysOrg.com) -- Researchers have discovered a way to capture and harness energy transmitted by such sources as radio and television transmitters, cell phone networks and satellite communications systems. ...
Using imprint processing to mass-produce tiny antennas could improve wireless electronics
(PhysOrg.com) -- Engineering researchers at the University of Michigan have found a way to mass-produce antennas so small that they approach the fundamental minimum size limit for their bandwidth, or data ...
Greenpeace ship Rainbow Warrior III debuts
Greenpeace unveiled a new weapon in its campaign against environmental destruction on Monday -- a 23 million euro ($33.4 million) ship dubbed the Rainbow Warrior III. ...
Testing the T-shirt antenna
NPL worked with BAE Systems Advanced Technology Centre, to measure the pattern and efficiency of radiation emitted from next generation wearable antennas embedded in T-shirts.
Endeavour astronauts wrap up third spacewalk
Two US astronauts wrapped up their third spacewalk outside the International Space Station on Wednesday after some doing maintenance work on the Russian side of the orbiting lab, NASA said.
NASA astronauts test new exercises on space walk
Two astronauts floated out of the International Space Station on Wednesday after trying out new exercises aimed at preventing decompression sickness while conserving oxygen, NASA said. ...
Glitch makes NASA cut short Endeavour spacewalk
NASA managers cut short a task on Friday's otherwise routine spacewalk by two Endeavour astronauts because one of their carbon dioxide sensors stopped working, but most of their work was already finished.
The antenna in the valley
When Galileo Galilei turned his modest spy glass towards the stars in the summer of 1609, he opened up new skies. He observed things which no one had ever seen before: mountains and craters on ...