Nanoscale impulse radar measures depth of snow and ice
Snow is the be-all and end-all for alpine ski resorts. Now a tiny sensor has been developed to determine how much cold gold there is on the slopes and how much more should be produced. The sensor is based ...
A low-cost, finger-nail sized radar
European researchers have squeezed radar technology into a low-cost fingernail-sized chip package that promises to lead to a new range of distance and motion sensing applications. The novel device could have important uses ...
What lies beneath? New survey technique offers detailed picture of our changing landscape
A new surveying technique developed at The University of Nottingham is giving geologists their first detailed picture of how ground movement associated with historical mining is changing the face of our landscape.
Researchers develop tool to improve NASA polar ice mission
(Phys.org)—Data vital to understanding global climate change will benefit from more efficient and secure processing, thanks to a new tool created by members of Indiana University's Research Technologies ...
Problems dogging new high-tech air traffic system
A high-tech overhaul to the nation's air traffic control system is mostly on track to completion, but has yet to produce the benefits that airlines and passengers were told to expect, federal investigators said.
Radar technology: Now housed within thumbtack-sized chip
Today's parking assistant systems enable drivers to safely park their cars even in the narrowest of gaps. Such sophisticated parking aids, and also manufacturing robots which, to move about in unknown environments, ...
Wiring bats for neuroscience research
Mysterious creatures that thrive in the dark, bats have long been associated with witchcraft, vampires, and black magic. But according to Dr. Yossi Yovel of Tel Aviv University's Department of Zoology at Tel Aviv University, ...
International radio conference approves bandwidth to track ocean currents for science and disasters
The International Telecommunication Union (ITU), charged by the United Nations with coordinating global radio spectrum use, recently came to an agreement that will foster improvements in ocean radar technology, ...
Platform safety on the radar for researchers
Systems used to detect aircraft and ships could soon be fitted in train stations to quickly identify objects or even people that have fallen on the tracks, preventing serious accidents and reducing ...
New radar technology provides real-time video of what's going on behind solid walls
The ability to see through walls is no longer the stuff of science fiction, thanks to new radar technology developed at MITs Lincoln Laboratory.
Taiwan in stealth technology breakthrough: report
Taiwan has developed a radar-absorbent material in a breakthrough in the island's development of stealth technology, local media reported Monday.
Saving soldiers' lives with Norwegian technology
What at first glance looks like a road grader is actually a sophisticated piece of equipment that is saving the lives of U.S. soldiers in Afghanistan by detecting roadside bombs and land mines.
Weapons detection system could make airports, public buildings safer
Weapons detection technology being developed by McMaster researchers can't come soon enough for busy travelers.
MEADS radar completes rotation tests, prepares to move to test range
The Medium Extended Air Defense System (MEADS) program has successfully completed milestone tests as the first Multifunction Fire Control Radar (MFCR) advances toward system tests this year at Pratica di Mare ...