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DHS to Launch Drone Test and Evaluation Partnership for Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems

OPEN PRESS: DHS S&T will officially kick off its partnership with Mississippi for test and evaluation of small unmanned aircraft systems (sUAS) Tuesday, August 22, at the Camp Shelby Joint Forces Training Center, Mississippi.

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Antifreeze to Improve Aeroplanes, Ice Cream and Organ Transplants

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The design of aeroplane wings and storing organs for transplant could both become safer and more effective, thanks to a synthetic antifreeze which prevents the growth of ice crystals, developed by researchers at the University of Warwick.

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Engineer Looks to Owl Wings for Bio-Inspired Ideas for Quieter Aircraft, Wind Turbines

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Iowa State's Anupam Sharma is running computer simulations to learn how owl wings manipulate air flow, pressure and turbulence to create silent flight. He and his partners hope their studies will produce practical ideas for making quiet aircraft and wind turbines.

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Air Force Fellows Aim High at Argonne

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Science, technology and national security come together in a personal and powerful way through the U.S. Air Force Fellows program at Argonne National Laboratory, which on July 10 will become a second home to Lt. Col. Chris Snyder and Maj. Sean “Skeet” Richardson.

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The latest in space and astronomy in the Space News Source

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For Best Pics of Eclipse, NASA Launches Cameras 10 Miles High

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A high-definition imaging system developed by Southern Research and deployed on NASA aircraft flying nearly 10 miles above Earth will give scientists a unique look at the Sun’s corona during a rare total eclipse taking place over the United States in August.

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NIAR Engineer at Wichita State Creates Prototype That Protects Wind Turbines From Multiple Lightning Strikes

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Damage to wind turbines can easily cost hundreds of thousands in repairs, but a prototype developed at Wichita State's National Institute for Aviation Research (NIAR) will help protect them from multiple lightning strikes.

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NIAR Adds Capabilities in 3D Printing, NDT

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Wichita State's National Institute for Aviation Research has expanded its capacities with the addition of several new pieces of equipment.

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Ozark Integrated Circuits Receives $750,000 Award From Air Force

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Ozark Integrated Circuits Inc., a technology firm located in the Arkansas Research and Technology Park at the University of Arkansas, has received a $750,000 award from the U.S. Air Force. The grant is to develop electronics packaging and assembly systems for controls in jet engines. The controls can operate at temperatures up to 300 degrees Celsius.

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Live Stream: Santa Fe Institute Broadcasts First Interplanetary Panel Discussion

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What will it take to become an InterPlanetary civilization? The Santa Fe Institute convenes a panel of scientists and sci-fi authors to answer this question Tuesday, July 18 at 7:30 p.m. MDT. Watch the discussion live on YouTube.







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