The White House is going green. Well, more like slate gray. And only on the roof.
The Federal Aviation Administration has authorized the first commercial drone to fly over land, giving the OK to energy giant BP Exploration Incorporated, which can use it to provide mapping, geographic information system (GIS) and other commercial information services at its Prudhoe Bay oil field.
Middle and high school participants of the fourth annual SeaPerch National Challenge were able to monitor their underwater robots as they navigated obstacle courses thanks to technology sponsored by the Office of Naval Research and the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International Foundation.
The National Centers for Environmental Prediction (NCEP) has teamed with the U.S. Navy to use naval technology to better forecast ocean currents and possible dangers that now can be employed for commercial and public use, according to a press release.
An employee at the Department of Veterans Affairs' Veterans Health Administration (VHA) received the 2013 Federal Library Technician of the Year award from the Federal Library and Information Network (FEDLINK).
Robert Cardillo has been named the next director of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) and will take over as the agency’s leader in October from Letitia A. Long. Long announced her retirement and will leave later this year after four years as director, according to a Defense Department news release.
Researchers at Sandia National Laboratories have launched a project called Beyond Moore Computing to discover the future of computing. Possibilities include next-generation supercomputers, systems that learn autonomously and machines that require less energy.
It took four decades for Fred Downs to be able to pinch himself with his left hand. Or open a jar. Or turn a key in the front door of his Virginia home. Downs now sports a new prosthetic arm funded by DARPA, and which only last week received Food and Drug Agency approval for commercial use.
The U.S. Army has released a draft request for proposals to procure additional Rifleman Radios, moving the system toward full rate production.
The U.S. Defense Department is failing to invest in game-changing technology that could increase efficiencies and save lives, according to a just-released report from the Center for a New American Security, which also recommends funding more battlefield drones.
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency gave a sneak preview Wednesday to an impressive collection of promise-to-change-the world projects.
The Missile Defense Agency and the U.S. Navy successfully conducted the first flight test of the Aegis Ashore system at the Aegis Ashore Missile Defense Test Complex and Pacific Missile Range Facility.
Raytheon-commissioned Ponemon Institute Survey: 88 percent believe privileged user abuse will increase.
Sandia National Laboratories researchers are developing “neuro-inspired” computing systems to work basically like human brains.
The U.S. Navy has evaluated color-coded chemical detection technology known as colorimetric explosive detection kits, the service recently announced.
NASA scientists at Ames Research Center in Moffett Field, California, reproduced the processes that occur in the atmosphere of a red giant star and lead to the formation of planet-forming interstellar dust.
Sandia National Laboratories' Predicting Performance Margins project is working on improving the understanding of material science.
The U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL) will open spaces on its campus for local researchers from academia, industry and other government agencies to foster in-person interactions for deeper insight into the service's technological challenges.
High school students and teachers get to learn about the world of cybersecurity through Sandia National Laboratories' Cyber Technologies Academy (CTA), which offers free classes for those interested in computer science and cybersecurity.
New York City wants to build a citywide network of Internet hotspots offering free Wi-Fi to replace the city’s aging network of payphones. The endeavor will supply all five boroughs with free access and is predicted to create local jobs for the development, according to city officials.