Swiss "Jet Man" Yves Rossy is flying his jet-powered wing over Wisconsin as part of the EAA Airventure Oshkosh event from 1-4 August 2013. As part of his preparations, he flies alongside a World War 2-era B17 bomber.
Reuters (Sep. 19, 2013) A group of Austrian students have designed a quadcopter which flies autonomously using only the computing power of a smartphone. The researchers say the drone could one day be used for search and ... watch video
Reuters - Innovations Video Online (Mar. 2, 2015) The Quadrofoil is a high-tech electric personal watercraft that its makers call a 'sports car for the water'. When it hits 10 km/h, the Slovenian-engineered Quadrofoil is lifted above the water onto ... watch video
Reuters - Innovations Video Online (Aug. 11, 2015) A Dutch engineer moves a step closer to a Jetson's-style flying car with a manned quadcopter that flies itself. Amy Pollock reports.
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Deutsche Welle (Aug. 11, 2013) With flying cameras and three-dimensional nuclear spin imaging Ulrich Schurr is studying the growth of energy crops. Rapeseed, sugar beets, China grass - these are plants which can be easily ... watch video
Deutsche Welle (Jan. 16, 2012) What will happen to the plastics industry when the world's supply of petroleum grows scarce? Bernhard Riger, professor of chemistry at Munich's Technical University, believes carbon dioxide is the ... watch video
Aug. 31, 2015 Hard, complex materials with many components are used to fabricate some of today's most advanced technology tools. However, little is still known about how the properties of ... read more
Aug. 31, 2015 Experimental and theoretical physicists and a polymer scientist have teamed up to use much thinner sheets than before to achieve seeking to encapsulate droplets of one fluid ... read more
Aug. 31, 2015 Marine energy has a great future potential according to the experts, but there is still a long way to go before it can be used on a large scale. A team of researchers has now developed a technique to ... read more
Aug. 31, 2015 The world shipbuilding industry is facing drastically stricter requirements for emissions starting this year, and by 2020 emissions will need to be cut even more. Currently, ... read more
Aug. 31, 2015 A suppression of strange quark production relative to up and down quark production had previously been noted; for the first time, the result has been verified when a single ... read more
Jan. 9, 2015 A new coating protects business jet interiors against fire. Not only is the agent more environmentally friendly than before; it can also be applied more quickly. This new coating could also be used ... read more
Nov. 2, 2012 Researchers in the UK could help ensure that a daring Briton soon becomes the fastest man on two wheels, reaching speeds of 425 miles per hour and beyond. Richard Brown is determined to wrest back ... read more
June 5, 2012 A recent study demonstrates the link between observed fluctuations of atmospheric jet streams and the theoretical concepts that describe why jet streams exist. Atmospheric jet streams are ... read more
Nov. 3, 2011 Scientists are in a race against time to help save the last remaining intact World War II German light bomber Dornier Do-17, known as The Flying Pencil (Fliegender Bleistift), which lies underwater ... read more