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NASA Crew Mobility Chassis

NASA Crew Mobility Chassis

NASA has recently experimented with a new concept for a lunar truck, called the Crew Mobility Chassis. The main feature of the new vehicle is its high mobility resulting from the use of six sets of dual wheels. This arrangement ...

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X PRIZE for ‘Green’ Cars

X PRIZE for ‘Green’ Cars

The X PRIZE Foundation recently announced they are sponsoring the newly renamed Progressive Automotive X PRIZE International Competition. This $10 million competition is designed to bring about radical breakthroughs by encouraging the design and creation of a new generation of ...

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Desktop Supercomputer Developed

Desktop Supercomputer Developed

A new computer architecture and program design has made the building of a desktop supercomputer prototype possible. Uzi Vishkin and his University of Maryland colleagues have succeeded in designing a computer with 64 parallel processors, and have defined a suitable ...

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New Stealth Hybrid Vehicle

New Stealth Hybrid Vehicle

The U.S. Army will soon start to evaluate the second generation Aggressor off-road Alternative Mobility Vehicle. The new version is based around a new diesel-electric hybrid engine with a unique battery-only operation, allowing it to switch into “silent mode” for ...

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Writing on Water

Writing on Water

In collaboration with Akishima Laboratories (Mitsui Zosen), Professor Shigeru Naito of Osaka University has created a prototype device that draws letters and simple shapes on water! The device is composed of 50 water wave generators encircling a 30 cm deep, ...

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M80 Stiletto

M80 Stiletto

Twin M hulled (the body of the craft below the outer deck) for greater stability, 24 m (80 ft.) long with a 12 m (40 ft.) beam, M Ship’s M80 Stiletto provides a rectangular deck area equivalent to a conventional ...

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