Category Archives: Tech

NASA’s Quiet Supersonic Technology Project

NASA has officially committed to a development timeline that will lead to the first flight of its X-59 Quiet Supersonic Technology (QueSST) aircraft in just three years.

Wireless communication breaks through water-air barrier 

In a novel system developed by MIT researchers, underwater sonar signals cause vibrations that can be decoded by an airborne receiver.

NASA prepares to launch Parker Solar Probe, a mission to touch the Sun

“We’ve been studying the Sun for decades, and now we’re finally going to go where the action is,” said Young.

Blind robot can climb stairs littered with obstacles

Improved design may be used for exploring disaster zones and other dangerous or inaccessible environments.

Nanoaggregation on Command

Light-controlled reversible aggregation of microtubules mediated by paclitaxel-modified cyclodextrin.

Latest NASA Technologies Significantly Reduce Aircraft Noise

A series of NASA flight tests has successfully demonstrated technologies that achieve a significant reduction in the noise generated by aircraft and heard by communities near airports.