Thursday, May 19, 2022

Emerging Tech

Rolls-Royce ColdFire powers directed energy field tests in the U.S.

The Rolls-Royce ColdFire system includes both battery-powered and near-continuous firing modes.

New silicon nanowires conduct heat 150% better than regular silicon

New material conducts heat 150% more efficiently than conventional materials used in advanced chip technologies.

Smart traffic systems to save 205 million metric tons of CO2 emissions by 2027

Reducing congestion through optimized traffic control will be the main influencing factor.

B-52 successfully tests hypersonic weapon, achieving Mach 5

U.S. Air Force conducted the first successful test of the ARRW off the coast of Southern California.

Sandia researchers design microgrid to power future lunar base

Reliable, resilient microgrid to sustain astronauts, mining, and fuel processing.

Vestas, European Energy to test offshore wind technology in Denmark

They plan to make the Danish city of Frederikshavn a focal point in the future of offshore wind tech.

Saab unveils Sirius Compact, a lightweight passive electronic warfare sensor

It is designed to meet surveillance challenges across all levels of tactical operations by locating threats.

Blue-green algae can power a microprocessor continuously for a year

Scientists create reliable and renewable biological photovoltaic cells to power small devices.

Orbex unveils Europe’s first full-scale micro-launcher orbital rocket

World's most environmentally friendly rocket seen in its complete form for first time.

Teledyne FLIR unveils new laser target designator for military drones

The designator is specially designed for use on the FLIR R80D SkyRaider UAS platform.

World’s most powerful X-ray laser reaches operating temperature colder than outer space

LCLS-II now fires a million bursts per second - a world record for today's most powerful X-ray light sources.

ZeroAvia and Shell to build mobile refuelers for hydrogen aircraft in California

Shell will also provide compressed, low-carbon hydrogen supply to ZeroAvia's test facility in Hollister.

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