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NASA Supercomputer Simulations Reveal 'Noisy' Aerodynamics

Simulation allows NASA researchers to better understand and predict the changes that contribute to aircraft noise.

Articles: Aerospace
2017 Create the Future Design Contest: Aerospace & Defense Category Winner

Airfoil Performance Monitor (APM)

John Maris, Puthy Soupin, Ludovic Laberge, and Marie-Hélène Larose
Marinvent Corporation
Saint-bruno, Quebec,...

Articles: Robotics, Automation & Control
2017 Create the Future Design Contest Special Awards Section

The Create the Future Design Contest was launched 16 years ago by Tech Briefs Media Group (publishers of Tech Briefs magazine) to help stimulate and reward engineering innovation. Since...

News: Aerospace
Trick or Treat: Spooky Space Sounds from NASA, and 8 Techs that Creep and Crawl

Getting into the Halloween spirit, NASA released a collection of the spookiest sounds ever recorded by the agency's spacecraft instruments. Captured radio emissions...

News: Propulsion
A Q&A with Orbital ATK: Exploring the Roots of Rocketry

At Orbital ATK, Mark Ogren works on the preliminary design of the company’s propulsion technologies, including...

News: Aerospace
When Stars Collide: LIGO Detects Gravitational Waves from ‘Kilonova’ Light Show

In the galaxy NGC 4993, located approximately 130 million light-years from Earth, two...

Question of the Week: Aerospace
In 10 years, will brain-controlled UAVs support critical applications?

In this week’s INSIDER story, researcher Panagiotis Artemiadis predicted that we will see an increase in brain-controlled UAVs within the next ten years. The mind-controlled...

News: Aerospace
Drone Control: How the Human Brain Can Guide Robotic Swarms

Who needs a keyboard, a mouse, or a joystick? A researcher from Arizona State University wants to command machines with the human brain.

Briefs: Aerospace
Airborne Sense-and-Avoid Radar Panel

Although unmanned aerial systems (UAS) have proven increasingly useful in a variety of applications, their widespread usage within the National Airspace System is limited because of regulatory restrictions on...

Briefs: Aerospace
Aircraft Engine Exhaust Nozzle System for Jet Noise Reduction

A system of nozzles and pylons that redistributes jet exhaust noise sources upstream to reduce jet noise has been developed. Certain aircraft configurations install the propulsion...

Question of the Week
Would you use "Printed Wi-Fi?"

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