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Risks vary widely in drone-human impacts
on September 19, 2017 at 8:03 pm
New research suggests there's wide variation in the risk that unmanned aircraft pose to people on the ground. […]
Security cameras vulnerable to attacks using...
on September 19, 2017 at 8:02 pm
Researchers have demonstrated that security cameras infected with malware can receive covert signals and leak sensitive information from the very same surveillance devices used to protect facilities. […]
The sublime challenge of jet noise
on September 19, 2017 at 3:22 am
A scientists is using ALCF resources to create high fidelity simulations of jet turbulence to determine how and where noise is produced. The results may lead to novel engineering designs that reduce noise over commercial flight paths and on aircraft carrier decks. […]
A drone for last-centimeter delivery
on September 15, 2017 at 9:01 pm
A new drone uses cutting-edge technology to deliver parcels weighing up to 500 grams. The device will never get stuck in traffic, it’s programmed to avoid obstacles, and it can reach destinations on steep or uneven terrain. Its protective cage and foldable design mean that it can be carried around in a backpack and used in total safety. […]
Airline industry could fly thousands of miles on...
on September 11, 2017 at 4:59 pm
A Boeing 747 burns one gallon of jet fuel each second. A recent analysis estimates that this aircraft could fly for 10 hours on bio-jet fuel produced on 54 acres of specially engineered sugarcane. […]