Drones left out of air traffic plans

Designers of the ambitious U.S. air traffic control system of the future neglected to take drones into account, raising questions about whether it can handle the escalating demand for the unmanned aircraft and predicted congestion ...

World first 79 GHz radar transmitter in 28nm CMOS

Imec, in collaboration with Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium, presents the world's first 79 GHz radar transmitter implemented in plain digital 28nm CMOS. With an output power above 10dBm, the transmitter front-end ...

Scientists set new speed record for big data

(Phys.org) —IBM today announced that it has achieved a new technological advancement that will help improve Internet speeds to 200 - 400 Gigabits per second (Gb/s) at extremely low power.

Safer shipping with high-tech radar

Traffic volumes are increasing, not only on our roads but also at sea. A new marine radar system with improved antenna technology is set to meet the growing demands of navigation – and protect ships against pirate attacks.

Mars: What lies beneath

There is much more to Mars than meets the eye. By using the radar on Mars Express, we can see several kilometres below the surface to see what lies beneath.

Heliophysics nugget: Mapping tons of meteoric dust in the sky

(Phys.org) —Heliophysics nuggets are a collection of early science results, new research techniques, and instrument updates that further our attempt to understand the sun and the dynamic space weather system that surrounds ...

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