New England aviation company Terrafugia has unveiled its latest conceptual version of a flying car. Unlike its current flying car, which is designed for pilots, the new design incorporates autonomous functionality, a move the company says will open up the skies to everybody. Ben Gruber has more.
Deutsche Welle (June 24, 2013) Egypt is casting worried looks towards the south. Ethiopia is currently building the biggest dam in Africa on the Blue Nile River, close to the border with Sudan. The plan is to use the river's vast ... watch video
Reuters (Aug. 5, 2013) Researchers in Switzerland are developing a flying robot designed to navigate and collect data in cluttered environments. The robot is equipped to stick to vertical surfaces, as well recover and ... watch video
Flying (Nov. 4, 2014) Check out an aerial view of the Parade of Planes at Flying Aviation Expo 2014 and watch as pristine models make their way through the streets of Palm Springs, California.
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AFP (Dec. 17, 2015) Drones are soaring in popularity in Myanmar, where hobbyists regularly gather to pilot the flying vehicles. Drones have also been used by one university to track damage caused by recent flooding. And ... watch video
TFL Car (Nov. 14, 2013) ( http://www.TFLcar.com ) The Tesla Model S P85 is a revolutionary car that says goodbye to the internal combustion engine and hello to the electric motor. But how will this all electric car do when ... watch video
Popular Science (Jan. 9, 2015) Sure, your speakers may have good sound quality, but can they float? Bluetooth’s Air2 speaker set lets you listen to your favorite Bruno Mars song (or Taylor Swift, if that’s what ... watch video
Aug. 30, 2016 Testing explosions is epic science. The most detailed studies of explosive charges have been conducted at national laboratories using a gun as big as a room to fire a flat ... read more
Aug. 29, 2016 For those of you who take sandcastle building very seriously, listen up: engineers now say you can trust a very simple equation to calculate the force required to push a shovel -- and any other ... read more
Aug. 30, 2016 Interviews conducted across the country found that firefighters are often influenced by both colleagues and the public's perception of them as risk-takers when choosing whether or not to use their ... read more
Aug. 30, 2016 A recent discovery in the study of landslides, using annular shear cell measurements of granular flows, confirms that two flow regimes -- an 'elastic regime' and an 'inertial regime' ... read more
Aug. 30, 2016 Two engineering professors have examined the use of flywheel technology to store energy generated when light rail transit trains decelerate and stop. Trains such as the LRT ... read more
Aug. 30, 2016 Organic nanotubes (ONTs) are tubular nanostructures composed of organic molecules that have unique properties and have found various applications, such as electro-conductive ... read more
Dec. 17, 2014 Airline pilots can be exposed to the same amount of UV-A radiation as that from a tanning bed session because airplane windshields do not completely block UV-A radiation, according to research. ... read more