Holographic radar has tracked supersonic 5 inch shells

Groundbreaking holographic radar pinpoints impact of rapid shell fire for US Department of Defense. Following just 14 months of development, Cambridge Consultants unveiled the industry’s first holographic radar scoring system, the Land and Surface Target Scorer (LSTS). Cambridge Consultants, a leading technology design and development firm, has successfully carried out trials tracking 5 inch shells …

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Possible EU Graphene Megaproject

Graphene Science and technology for ICT and beyond received 1.5 million euros ($2.1 million) for 2011-2012, and late 2012 could be selected as a flagship project, to be funded at about €1 billion each over a decade. Graphene, a new substance from the world of atomic and molecular scale manipulation of matter, could be the …

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Stanford researchers invent sutureless method for joining blood vessels

Reconnecting severed blood vessels is mostly done the same way today — with sutures — as it was 100 years ago, when the French surgeon Alexis Carrel won a Nobel Prize for advancing the technique. Now, a team of researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine has developed a sutureless method that appears to …

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Fukushima AC cables connected to reactor buildings 1 and 2 – power systems may turn on tomorrow after safety checks

Brave New Climate has an update and analysis of the Fukushima situation Kyodo News report on earthquake and tsunami relief efforts (including the nuclear situation at the end as other relief efforts are more important)- TEPCO has now connected AC cables to the unit 1 and 2 reactor buildings, with hopes that powered systems can …

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Tunable Electromagnetic Gateway : Light and Electromagnetics Blocked but Corridor is Filled with Air

A simple route to a tunable electromagnetic gateway from the New Journal of Physics (13 page pdf) Transformation optics is used to design a gateway that can block electromagnetic waves but allows the passage of other entities. Our conceptual device has the advantage that it can be realized with simple materials and structural parameters and …

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