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Fantastic Beasts' Katherine Waterston looks badass in a new Alien: Covenant photo.

Take a look at this exciting new photo released by Entertainment Weekly for Ridley Scott's Alien: Covenant that features actress Katherine Waterston (Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them) as Daniels. Waterson looks completely badass here read...
by Realm Beyond Sight on Dec 20, 2016

Bird-like drone uses feathers for a more precise flight path

A new bio-inspired drone uses bird-like feathers to adjust its wingspan while in flight. The ability allows for a more precise flight path and more exact maneuvers.Researchers at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne, or EPFL, wanted...
by Defense news alert on Dec 20, 2016

China returns seized US naval sea drone

China on Tuesday returned a US underwater probe it seized in the South China Sea, the Pentagon confirmed after Beijing's capture of the craft sparked a dispute between the two powers.The Chinese navy handed over the drone near where it was seized, th...
by Defense news alert on Dec 20, 2016

Intel acquires ESA incubator company

There are thousands of drone companies out there, but Intel has chosen to acquire Mavinci, a start-up from one of ESA's business incubators in Germany that has developed an easy-to-use system for land surveillance."They focus on precision payloads fo...
by Defense news alert on Dec 20, 2016

Alpha Defence Company To Make Navigation Satellites For ISRO

Leading defence electronics and aerospace firm Alpha Design Technologies Ltd. announced on Monday signing a contract to make navigation satellites for the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)."The contract envisages assembling, integrating, test...
by Defense news alert on Dec 20, 2016

Underwater radio, anyone?

Here's something easy to forget when you are chatting on your cell phone or flipping channels on your smart TV: although wireless communication seems nothing short of magic, it is a brilliant, reality-anchored application of physics and engineering i...
by Defense news alert on Dec 20, 2016

IAEA content with oil-rich Iran, Iran seeks sanction review

The director-general of the nuclear watchdog for the United Nations said oil-rich Iran is meeting its commitments to downplay weapons concerns.Yukiya Amano, the director general of the International Atomic Energy Agency, spent the weekend in Tehran d...
by Defense news alert on Dec 20, 2016

Δίας: Ο αέριος γίγαντας τελικά δεν περιστρέφεται γύρω από τον Ήλιο ;

by ΕΑΠ Help on Dec 20, 2016

US ground forces communication with Space-Based IR Satellites

The US military tested the latest version of the ground-based Joint Tactical Ground System (JTAGS) that communicates with space-based infrared satellites, the Army said in a press release."Military operational testers recently conducted the first ope...
by Defense news alert on Dec 19, 2016

Lockheed Martin to continue ICBM sustainment for U.S. Air Force

Lockheed Martin has received $60 million in contracts to sustain and modernize intercontinental ballistic missile re-entry systems for the U.S. Air Force.The agreement is comprised of a new contract in addition to an extended second contract. The com...
by Defense news alert on Dec 18, 2016

Spaceflight Industries Reveals its BlackSky Platform

Spaceflight Industries today announced the availability of its BlackSky global intelligence platform, as well as its Early Adopter Program (EAP) participants, and the diverse partner ecosystem fueling the platform. The highly scalable, cloud-based pl...
by Defense news alert on Dec 18, 2016

Innovation is Not a Top-Down Process

The U.S. Department of Defense continues to look to the private sector for ways to encourage innovation. This is a welcome initiative that we have commented on previously, and we applaud the leadership of Defense Secretary Ash Carter in this area.Ear...
by Defense news alert on Dec 18, 2016

Einstein's Theory Just Put the Brakes on the Sun's Spin

Credit: NASA/SDOAlthough the sun is our nearest star, it still hides many secrets. But it seems that one solar conundrum may have been solved and a theory originally proposed in 1905 by Albert Einstein could be at the root of it all.Twenty years ago,...
by Potent Scientia Est on Dec 17, 2016

20 Hideaway Desk Ideas To Save Your Space

Many of us face a lack of space at home but we need to accommodate a lot! Even if you don’t work at home, everybody needs some working space or a computer station. Today I’d like to share some ideas to accommodate a desk in the space where you do...

Επιβεβαιώθηκε το κβαντικό φαινόμενο της καμπυλότητας του χώρου

by ΕΑΠ Help on Dec 16, 2016

Galileo, το σύστημα δορυφορικής πλοήγησης της Ευρώπης

Σε λειτουργία μπήκε από την  Πέμπτη, 15 Δεκεμβρίου, το Galileo, το σύστημα δορυφορικής πλοήγησης της Ευρώπης, που παίρνει «σάρκα και οστά» έ...
by ΕΑΠ Help on Dec 16, 2016

China says weapons in S. China Sea not militarisation

China said Thursday that the deployment of weapons in the South China Sea had "nothing to do with militarisation", calling the construction of defensive facilities "normal".The comments came after images released by the US-based Asia Maritime Transpa...
by Defense news alert on Dec 16, 2016

Russia drops out of world's top 5 defense spenders

A new report by the IHS Jane's Defense Budget team reveals Russia has dropped out of the top five global defense spenders for the first time in 30 years.The report notes military budgets around the world rose from 2015 to 2016 to $1.57 trillion, citi...
by Defense news alert on Dec 16, 2016

Is War in Space Inevitable? Maybe Not

The picture is one of chaos: highway traffic snarled, bank ATMs and the world's stock exchanges slowed and disabled, smartphones rendered dumb, air traffic grounded, communications slowed or stopped, military capability turned back in time a half cen...
by Defense news alert on Dec 16, 2016

Lost In Space - Mina Sundwall to Co-Star in Netflix Series

Mina Sundwall is set to co-star opposite Toby Stephens, Molly Parker, Parker Posey and Ignacio Serricchio in Lost in Space, Netflix’s remake of sci-fi master Irwin Allen’s 1965 cult TV classic, from Legendary TV.The new Lost in Space, slated for...
by CHRISTIAN WARRIOR on Dec 15, 2016

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