Keyword: Test facilities

Briefs: Design

A technique to grow 3D tissue constructs, similar to human bone, in a laboratory environment has been developed by bioengineers at NASA Johnson Space Center. Problems arise when...

Briefs: Materials

A team of scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory, have achieved efficient quantum coupling between two distant magnetic devices, which can host a...

Facility Focus: Energy
Established in 1961, PPPL's primary mission is research into and development of fusion as an energy source.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Potential applications for a graphene atomic-level sensor include detecting COVID, ALS, and cancer.
Q&A: Photonics/Optics
Dr. Israel Owens and his team at Sandia National Laboratories have used a crystal smaller than a dime and a laser smaller than a shoebox to safely measure 20 million volts without making physical contact to the electrode.
Articles: Data Acquisition
Semiconductor companies are looking for better tools and practices to maximize the efficiency of their design-validation processes.
Facility Focus: Energy
The "ERDC" helps solve problems in civil and military engineering, geospatial sciences, water resources, and environmental sciences.
Q&A: Green Design & Manufacturing
A chemical process produces valuable biodegradable chemicals from discarded plastics.
Application Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
Ewellix (Gothenburg, Sweden) has developed a planetary roller screw that's now on Mars.
Q&A: Electronics & Computers
Kristin Sampayan from the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory found a fast way to switch high voltages.
Technology Leaders: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Sensors play a pivotal role in solving critical business challenges.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
The instrument could bring powerful sensing and imaging capabilities into hospitals, airports, or other settings.
Facility Focus: Aerospace
See how NASA Langley tests a variety of advanced aircraft concepts. including ways to make flying both cleaner and quieter.
Application Briefs: Energy
See why Mohawk Innovative Technology, Inc. is excited for the potential of additive manufacturing.
Application Briefs: Imaging
See how Space Dynamics Laboratory built the electronics for a three-camera suite onboard OSIRIS-REx.
Articles: Manufacturing & Prototyping
We explore the major scientific breakthroughs achieved during 20 years of human presence on the ISS.
Application Briefs: Aerospace
What does wave energy have to do with space exploration? Plenty, it turns out.
Q&A: Materials
A new class of medical instruments uses flexible electronics to improve patient outcomes in minimally invasive surgeries.
Application Briefs: Test & Measurement
See how Blue Joule developed and delivered the Mini Mount (MM) Gimbal to Johns Hopkins University.
Facility Focus: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Stennis now is testing RS-25 rocket engines for the Space Launch System (SLS) that will carry humans back to the Moon.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
This high-strength material could be used to improve safety and reduce the cost of producing cars.
Briefs: Test & Measurement
This technology provides rapid results, improving hospital workflow and patient care.
Facility Focus: Unmanned Systems
See how "APL" is developing ways to ensure the safety and performance of autonomous systems.
Q&A: Automotive
A new system from Oak Ridge National Laboratory enables electric vehicles to be charged while on the road.
Facility Focus: Robotics, Automation & Control
Rensselaer Engineering focuses on solving the “grand challenges” facing humanity.
Facility Focus: Imaging
This NASA center hosts the world’s greatest collection of wind tunnels and flight simulation facilities
Facility Focus: Nanotechnology
See some of the world-changing tools and technologies launched by Caltech scientists, from earthquake monitoring to helping the blind see.
Articles: Aerospace
Dr. France A. Córdova is an internationally recognized astrophysicist and the 14th director of the National Science Foundation (NSF).
Facility Focus: Test & Measurement
The Army Test and Evaluation Command provides essential information to acquisition decision-makers and commanders.