DARPA releases video of HTV-2 hypersonic glider flight
An unmanned glider streaks over the Pacific Ocean at 20 times the speed of sound in a video released Thursday by a U.S. defense research agency experimenting with technology that could give the military the ...
Boston Dynamics unwraps military robot AlphaDog (w/ video)
DARPA wants your ideas for a 100-year starship
The idea for a 100-year starship has been tossed around recently, and now DARPA the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, has put out a Request for Information (RFI) looking for ideas about how a long-term ...
100 year Starship Project has a new leader
You may have heard by now about the 100 Year Starship project, a new research initiative to develop the technology required to send a manned mission to another star. The project is jointly sponsored by NASA ...
DARPA sets sights on high-tech contact lenses
IBM pursues chips that behave like brains
Computers, like humans, can learn. But when Google tries to fill in your search box based only on a few keystrokes, or your iPhone predicts words as you type a text message, it's only a narrow mimicry of what ...
Unmanned U.S. frigates to stalk submarines (w/ Video)
Experimental Scramjet aircraft set for test flight
The X-51A Waverider hypersonic scramjet project is set for its second test flight today, and the U.S. Air Force hopes it will demonstrate technology that can eventually be used for more efficient transport ...
Junior, the robotic car, learns to slide park (w/ Video)
Now Boston Dynamics' BigDog can lift and toss (w/ video)
New Bee Sniffing Technology Can Detect Many Dangerous Vapors At Once
Legged Squad Support System (LS3): DARPA's four-legged robot with voice recognition (video)
(Phys.org)—Today's dismounted warfighter can be saddled with more than 100 pounds of gear, resulting in physical strain, fatigue and degraded performance. Reducing the load on dismounted warfighters has ...
Pentagon dreams of Star Trek interstellar travel
The Defense Department first proposed Star Wars. Now it wants Star Trek.