Big technologies such as aerospace, defense and supercomputing and the systems, infrastructure and innovation that support them.
With over over 4,000 patents to his name, the 84-year-old invention wizard of Japan makes Thomas Edison look like a slacker.
July 13, 2012 5:48am |
Our increasing use of mobile devices is changing our culture, perhaps making us lonelier and less able to form meaningful relationships. SmartPlanet speaks with expert Sherry Turkle to find out...
10 | July 13, 2012 4:36am |
Graham Hill's "One Size Fits All" apartment can quickly convert into a dining hall, multi-bedroom sleeping quarters, home theater and much, much more.
4 | July 12, 2012 5:15am |
GIS mapping tools illustrate how critical infrastructure is selectively parceled out from neighborhood to neighborhood.
4 | July 12, 2012 3:43am |
Soccer's international governing body has approved two systems to determine whether the ball has crossed the goal line.
July 11, 2012 9:31am |
'Keep 32' can be added to products like candy or gum to wipe out bacteria that causes tooth decay.
8 | July 11, 2012 5:20am |
New EchoStar satellite will boost broadband speeds, but data usage caps still pose a problem.
2 | July 9, 2012 7:46am |
A London-based cab company announced Tuesday that it will offer free WiFi in its 300 vehicle fleet.
1 | July 7, 2012 6:17am |
Using about $1,000 worth of equipment, researchers were able to "spoof" a GPS receiver to take control of an unmanned aircraft.
20 | July 5, 2012 5:20am |
Researchers are testing a device that can hit targets with bolts of lighting -- Tesla death ray-style.
8 | July 4, 2012 5:20am |
The Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST) project will produce ten petabytes of data every year, furthering our knowledge of the universe, and studies of data science. The National Science Board...
July 3, 2012 11:40pm |
A much-anticipated new supersonic passenger jet will be capable of flying at five times the speed of sound, according to reports.
6 | July 3, 2012 5:08am |
Humans are now considered to be the greatest force on the geology of Earth. Can we use the same technological innovation that got us to a population of 7 billion to save us from dying out?
3 | June 29, 2012 7:54am |
What does it mean when only a handful of companies control a third of the traffic on the Internet?
3 | June 29, 2012 4:17am |
The new consortium behind AIR.U aims to bring white spaces broadband technology to under-served university communities, and it's got some powerful backers.
2 | June 27, 2012 7:56am |
Free Wi-Fi is on the rise, but what will floods of new customers do to the quality of service?
1 | June 26, 2012 3:39am |
Customers can now order a fresh baked pizza any time of the day.
June 22, 2012 4:00am |
Measuring influence is a tricky thing, but two professors out of New York University think they've got a winning new approach.
1 | June 22, 2012 3:16am |
Developed by Rice University scientists, a new type of nano-infused paint can indicate where a building, airplane, or bridge is strained, detecting damage before it can be plainly observed.
June 21, 2012 7:49pm |
An innovative construction method may allow a Chinese team to set new standards in cost and energy efficiency.
10 | June 21, 2012 5:30am |