News tagged with space

Image: Plastic fir-tree forest

This image shows how a metal alloy could look like as it solidifies – using a transparent organic mixture as a stand-in for metals. Likened to a 'star rain', the fir tree-like crystallisations that form during the casting ...

dateDec 20, 2017 in Materials Science
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US military imagines war without GPS

With GPS-guided bombs, armed drones beaming footage via satellite and spy cameras scooping up intel from the heavens, America's military machine is growing ever more reliant on space-based technology.

dateDec 19, 2017 in Other
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