NASA and DARPA will test nuclear thermal engines for crewed missions to MarsThe agencies hope to demonstrate the tech as soon as 2027.
Cryptocurrency is more centralized than many advocates claim, according to reportDARPA-backed researchers found that a fifth of bitcoin nodes are using old, vulnerable tech.
DARPA taps Intel to create simulation software for off-road autonomous vehiclesThe company will work on new tools to improve autonomous combat vehicles.
Hitting the Books: When the military-industrial complex came to Silicon ValleyTurns out, Big Tech has bought a lot of CIA-backed startups over the years.
DARPA's PROTEUS program gamifies the art of warThe combat simulation system could give US Marines a big advantage in future conflicts.
DARPA helped make a sarcasm detector, because of course it didCould this be the end of online trolling as we know it?
DARPA picks Lockheed Martin and Blue Origin to build nuclear spacecraftThe two companies will work with General Atomics to design an agile rocket for cislunar missions.
Intel is working with DARPA on advanced cloud encryptionThey'll try to speed up compute times in the field of fully homomorphic encryption.
Hitting the Books: Why Travis Kalanick got Uber into the self-driving car gameFor a moment, the ride-hailing firm sat on the cutting edge of automotive autonomy.
DARPA says it's getting closer to snatching drones out of midairThe agency is still working on its Gremlins reusable drone project.
DARPA's hypersonic weapons move closer to free-flight testingLockheed Martin and Raytheon's concepts are designed to go beyond Mach 5.
Heron Systems' AI pilot just beat a human in a simulated dogfightDeep reinforcement learning helped the AI pilots figure out how to outfly and outshoot their competition.
Watch AI-controlled virtual fighters take on an Air Force pilot on August 18thDARPA's final AlphaDogfight Trial will take place online due to COVID-19.
Intel wants to use AI to reconnect damaged spinal nervesIts team-up could eventually restore movement for paralyzed people.
DARPA is seeking giant abandoned tunnels for... reasonsIsn't this how sci-fi horror movies begin?
Three teams will compete for millions in DARPA's rocket launch challengeOne mystery competitor wishes to remain anonymous.
Android apps used by troops in combat contained vulnerabilitiesA whistleblower warned about the issues for a year before being acknowledged.
Centauro is a disaster-response robot that looks like a horseIts four legs give it six degrees of freedom.
DARPA pushes for AI that can explain its decisionsIt's backing research into 'third wave' AI projects.