Study shows that vehicle-to-vehicle navigation systems really do work
The end of traffic jams? Dutch test new system
Researchers in the Netherlands will next year test a GPS navigation system aimed at preventing the international curse of motorway traffic jams by telling drivers which lane to move to.
Testing Einstein's E=mc2 in outer space
(Phys.org)—University of Arizona physicist Andrei Lebed has stirred the physics community with an intriguing idea yet to be tested experimentally: The world's most iconic equation, Albert Einstein's E=mc2, may be cor ...
A camera that peers around corners (w/ video)
In December, MIT Media Lab researchers caused a stir by releasing a slow-motion video of a burst of light traveling the length of a plastic bottle. But the experimental setup that enabled that video was des ...
Nokia showcases indoor 3-D mapping phone solution (w/ video)
New 4G network could cause widespread GPS dead zones
New commercial supply ship reaches space station (Update)
NASA's newest delivery service made its first-ever shipment to the International Space Station on Sunday, another triumph for the booming commercial space arena that has its sights set on launching astronauts.
NASA's Mars Curiosity debuts autonomous navigation
(Phys.org) —NASA's Mars rover Curiosity has used autonomous navigation for the first time, a capability that lets the rover decide for itself how to drive safely on Mars.
Nokia's map data reveals flow of highway life
Researchers successfully spoof an $80 million yacht at sea (w/ Video)
This summer, a radio navigation research team from The University of Texas at Austin set out to discover whether they could subtly coerce a 213-foot yacht off its course, using a custom-made GPS device.
Straight up: SpaceX's Grasshopper rocket gains height and precision (w/ Video)
Russian rocket releases toxic fuel after blast in Kazakhstan (Update)
An unmanned Russian carrier rocket exploded Tuesday on takeoff at the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, releasing tonnes of highly toxic fuel into the air in the space programme's latest disaster caught ...
Study shows Australian jack jumper ants navigate using landmarks
Billion-pixel view of Mars comes from Curiosity rover
(Phys.org) —A billion-pixel view from the surface of Mars, from NASA's Mars rover Curiosity, offers armchair explorers a way to examine one part of the Red Planet in great detail.