Since 2007, the MQ-9 Reaper RPV (Remotely Piloted Vehicle) has been on the front lines of the war on terror. It scored its first kill in October ’07, and has served a crucial role ever since. On Monday, the National Museum of the Air Force officially unveiled its new MQ-9 Reaper exhibit.
Bdelloid rotifers are tiny, freshwater invertebrates that have long puzzled scientists because, as completely asexual animals, they should have gone extinct long ago.
Drawn directly from its longstanding expertise in high-voltage supply components and systems, SDS is releasing new specialized power supply units fitted to dedicated applications such as microchannel plates, streak cameras, Pockels cells, APDs, CCD intensifiers, mass spectrometry detectors.
W. L. Gore & Associates (Gore) has added hydrophilic PTFE filters to its expanding line of cartridge filters for bulk high-purity chemicals used in microelectronics manufacturing, including LCD, semiconductor, hard disk drive and photovoltaic.
SmartPro UPS System Provides the Industry's Highest power Capacity and Superior Efficiency in Just 2UJanuary 28, 2010 9:29 am | Product Releases | Comments
Tripp Lite has expanded its popular line of SmartPro® Advanced Line-Interactive UPS Systems with a new high-capacity rackmount model. The SMART3000RMXL2U UPS System provides mission-critical equipment with state-of-the-art power protection plus enhanced power management in just 2U of rack space.
Cooling with multilayer capacitors (MLC) is reported [pdf} by some Russian scientists. Here is an abstract from their paper.
A hacker broke into 49 House Web sites of both political parties to post a crude attack on President Barack Obama after his State of the Union address. Jeff Ventura, spokesman for the House chief administrative officer, said the sites were managed by a private vendor - GovTrends of Alexandria, Va.
Apple Inc CEO Steve Jobs took the wraps off a sleek tablet that it called the iPad, pitching the new gadget at a surprisingly low price to bridge the gap between smartphones and laptops. A buoyant Jobs took the stage at a packed theater on Wednesday to show off the 9.7-inch touchscreen tablet, which looks like a large iPhone, and to introduce a new iBook electronic reader service that will compete with Amazon.com Inc's Kindle.
The European Union's new justice chief said Thursday that she is not convinced that European governments' transfer of personal banking data to U.S. authorities is necessary or effective in the fight against terrorism.The EU must this year renegotiate a controversial agreement to hand over huge...
Supra Controls becomes India's first control systems integration firm to be accepted into the MatrikonOPC Integrator Partner Program (http://www.matrikonopc.com/partners/integrators.aspx?utm_campai nC ollateral&utm_mediumPR&utm_sourceMatrikonOPC&utm_contentSupra ont rolsPR01-28-2010) ....
With so much of the ongoing development work for hybrid electric vehicles (HEV), plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEV) and pure electric vehicles (EV) involving the use of lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries, many discussions at OEMs, electronics suppliers and battery manufacturers focus on how best to structure battery monitoring and management systems.
The world's biggest mobile phone maker, Nokia Corp., on Thursday said strong sales of smart phones and lower costs helped profits rise 65 percent in the fourth quarter despite a drop in total revenue.The better-than-expected report sent Nokia shares surging and suggested that the cell phone...
Pianist Daria Rabotkina will perform at Brookhaven Lab on Wednesday, February 24, at noon in Berkner Hall. Sponsored by Brookhaven Science Associates, the concert is free and open to the public.
India's space agency is planning the nation's first manned space flight for 2016, if it gets government approval of the project budget, an official said Thursday. The Indian Space Research Organization has sought 120 billion rupees ($2.6 billion) to put two astronauts in space for a week, spokesman S. Satish told The Associated Press.