Supersonic

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...

View
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...

View
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...

View
04.21.11
Apple submits patent application for magnetic and sound-based peer-to-peer technology
04.21.11

Apple submits patent application for magnetic and sound-based peer-to-peer technology

A patent discovered by Patently Apple suggests that Apple may use a magnetic compass and supers...

View
03.17.11
US Army to deploy Individual Gunshot Detector, essentially a radar for bullets
03.17.11

US Army to deploy Individual Gunshot Detector, essentially a radar for bullets

Latest in our series of "when video games turn real," here's the US Army's newest addition to the w...

View
03.04.11
USB 3.0 shocker! Supersonic Magnum thumb drive rocks 200MB/s read times, sure to be rather pricey
03.04.11

USB 3.0 shocker! Supersonic Magnum thumb drive rocks 200MB/s read times, sure to be rather pricey

You thought the 70MB/s write speeds were wild? The kids at Patriot are making the scene at CeBIT wi...

View
01.18.11
Bloodhound SuperSonic Car begins construction: 1,000mph on Intel Atom processors (video)
01.18.11

Bloodhound SuperSonic Car begins construction: 1,000mph on Intel Atom processors (video)

We saw the mockup back in July and, soon, we'll be seeing the real thing. Construction of the Blood...

View
12.11.10
Patriot intros Supersonic USB 3.0 flash drive, milks 100MB / sec from a single chip
12.11.10

Patriot intros Supersonic USB 3.0 flash drive, milks 100MB / sec from a single chip

At present, there seem to be three strategies to embracing the potential of USB 3.0 -- go all out w...

View
07.19.10
Bloodhound SuperSonic Car gets a full-scale model ahead of land speed record attempt
07.19.10

Bloodhound SuperSonic Car gets a full-scale model ahead of land speed record attempt

If you've been busy wondering what a 1,000mph car might look like, here is your answer. A full-size...

View