Supersonic

04.27.15
Supersonic air keeps train tracks clear when weather sucks
04.27.15

Supersonic air keeps train tracks clear when weather sucks

Unlike forest fires, you personally can't do much to stop trainwrecks. With that in mind, the folk...

By T. Seppala,   04.27.15
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08.26.14
Supersonic subs look to cross the Pacific in under two hours
08.26.14

Supersonic subs look to cross the Pacific in under two hours

The distance between Shanghai and San Francisco is around 6,135 miles (9,873 km), and a team of sc...

By B. Steele,   08.26.14
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06.13.14
The Big Picture: Inside the cockpit of the '1,000 mph office'
06.13.14

The Big Picture: Inside the cockpit of the '1,000 mph office'

Above is the view Andy Green will have when he attempts to break the world land-speed record in th...

By J. Trew,   06.13.14
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02.19.14
Spike supersonic business jet swaps windows for a wraparound live-view display
02.19.14

Spike supersonic business jet swaps windows for a wraparound live-view display

We're pretty excited about the Spike S-512 supersonic business jet, but this latest feature could...

By Z. Honig,   02.19.14
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04.29.13
Virgin Galactic's commercial space plane makes first successful test flight
04.29.13

Virgin Galactic's commercial space plane makes first successful test flight

Attention, amateur space cadets! If you've ever wanted to swing on a star or see one up close, con...

By J. Volpe,   04.29.13
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04.27.13
Visualized: Boeing supersonic airliner concept soars in a wind tunnel, quietly
04.27.13

Visualized: Boeing supersonic airliner concept soars in a wind tunnel, quietly

No, you're not looking at an early preview of Star Wars Episode VII -- it just might represent the...

By J. Fingas,   04.27.13
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09.01.12
NASA awards $100,000 grant for sideways supersonic plane concept, sonic boom not included
09.01.12

NASA awards $100,000 grant for sideways supersonic plane concept, sonic boom not included

NASA isn't just interested in extra-terrestrial exploration, but in pushing the boundaries of atmo...

By J. Rigg,   09.01.12
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06.20.11
Hybrid rocket / seaweed jet ready to fly in 2050, keep emissions above ozone (video)
06.20.11

Hybrid rocket / seaweed jet ready to fly in 2050, keep emissions above ozone (video)

What's cooler than jetting from Paris to Tokyo in under three hours? Getting there in a biofu...

By S. Buckley,   06.20.11
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05.25.11
Climbing robot can scale walls on a supersonic stream of air, won't leave fingerprints behind
05.25.11

Climbing robot can scale walls on a supersonic stream of air, won't leave fingerprints behind

There are plenty of wall climbing robots roaming the Earth, but few can scale heights as gracef...

By A. Toor,   05.25.11
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