Speed of Sound

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First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Supersonic flight & the sonic boom

It’s not the things of which we know we’re ignorant that we should worry about, but it’s the things we’re unaware of not knowing that can really cause trouble so I felt as my emotions went wild in excitement, and my dwindling faith in Nigeria got an instantly ... [Published Nigeria Daily Independent - 1 hour ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Luxury, Then and Now | Victor Dorff

Thirty-five years ago, I enjoyed what I thought was the thrill of a lifetime when I flew the Concorde from London to the U.S. and made the trip in four hours. We flew twice the speed of sound at 60,000 feet, about half-again as high as conventional aircraft ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 7 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

Luxury, Then and Now

Thirty-five years ago, I enjoyed what I thought was the thrill of a lifetime when I flew the Concorde from London to the U.S. and made the trip in four hours. We flew twice the speed of sound at 60,000 feet, about half-again as high as conventional aircraft ... [Published Huffington Post - 8 hours ago]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Asteroid apocalypse more likely than believed: group

The chance of a city-killing asteroid striking the Earth is higher than previously believed, a non-profit group building an asteroid-hunting telescope said on Tuesday.A global network that listens for nuclear weapons detonations detected 26 asteroids ... [Published Taipei Times Online - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 1 reports

Virgin Galactic SpaceshipTwo: What Your $250K Flight Will Feel Like

Virgin Galactic SpaceshipTwo replica sits about the Intrepid Air and Space Museum in New York City. Image: Mashable / Will Fenstermaker By Lance Ulanoff 2014-04-23 18:16:22 UTCThe future of manned spaceflight is coming into focus. Whether it's through ... [Published Mashable - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 1 reports

New plan by FDA will help critically sick get early access to care

Program aims to streamline test and approval processThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration proposed a new program aimed atspeeding up approvals for medical devices for patients who have no othertreatment options available, on April 22.The FDA's new program ... [Published Catholic Online - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 1 reports

Another mysterious boom in Ocean City, Maryland reportedly caused by sonic boom

A loud boom on Monday, followed by windows rattling and homes and businesses shaking, was due to a sonic boom related to military jets in a testing track off the coast.Many residents and visitors reported the incident shortly after noon on Monday and ... [Published Sott.net - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 1 reports

Pop Vs Science

Varsity investigates the scientific validity of some of music’s most famous lyrics.by Toby McMasterTuesday 22nd April 2014, 23:07 BST1. 'Cry me a river'Justin Timberlake - Cry me a riverGeorges Biard Justin Timberlake suddenly realises he's fluffed ... [Published Varsity - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 1 reports

Navy Plans to Test Electromagnetic Railgun at Sea

The U.S. Navy is preparing new tests for a futuristic deadly weapon: an electromagnetic railgun that could fire shots at seven times the speed of sound. Navy officials announced this month they plan to install and test a prototype of the railgun[1] aboard ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Apr 23 2014]
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First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

SpaceX Brings a Booster Safely Back to Earth

Blastoff : The Falcon 9 rocket rises from a launch pad at Cape Canaveral.Space Exploration Technologies, or SpaceX , took a step toward making spaceflight less expensive by reusing its rocket boosters during a mission on Friday to the International Space ... [Published Technology Review - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 2 reports

New destroyer costs US Navy $3bn

The US Navy has spent over $3 billion on a new stealth destroyer that harvests hydrogen and carbon-dioxide harvested from ocean water as fuel. The destroyer which is the first of three to be built, from seawater, is meant to start a new era of fuel independence ... [Published Press tv - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

Jumping Into History

You may have seen scenes from Felix Baumgartner's record-breaking jump from an altitude of 24 miles in 2012, but you've probably never seen it like this.Seven GoPro cameras let you see him become the first skydiver ever to exceed the speed of sound on ... [Published New Canaan Patch - Apr 22 2014]

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...Professor of Aerospace and Professor of Mechanical Engineering and the director of the Graduate Aerospace Laboratories at Caltech. "He was a visionary in the field of space engineering, and the impact of his work will be felt long into the future."
...By mid-afternoon, the town of Ocean City issued a report stating, "we have received several calls regarding a loud noise in the Ocean City area. The reported noise appears to be a sonic boom. We will continue to monitor reports and update citizens if our initial information changes."
"If one can figure out how to effectively reuse rockets just like airplanes, the cost of access to space will be reduced by as much as a factor of a hundred" Mr. Musk, the company's CEO and Chief Designer, is quoted as saying in a document about reusability published earlier this year on the SpaceX web site...
At time of this writing, Virgin Galactic had sold 701 tickets. Pomerantz believes the sky-high-price will fall significantly over the next 10 years. "The design of these vehicles [was] expensive to build and test, and very cheap to fly. This means once we pay back that initial investment, we do tomorrow’s flight for not a whole lot of money." Eventually, said Pomerantz, you might be able to choose between buying an SUV or going into space

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Supersonic flight & the sonic boom [Published Nigeria Daily Independent - 1 hour ago]
Expanding piezo motion-control capabilities [Published Electronic Products - 2 hours ago]
Luxury, Then and Now | Victor Dorff [Published DailyMe.Com - 7 hours ago]
Allan E. Puckett [Published Caltech Daily News - 7 hours ago]
Luxury, Then and Now [Published Huffington Post - 8 hours ago]
Florida Space Center holiday is perfect for any... [Published Mirror.co.uk - 12 hours ago]
Another mysterious boom in Ocean City, Maryland... [Published Sott.net - Apr 23 2014]
SpaceX takes a step towards rocket reuse [Published The Hindu - Apr 23 2014]
Virgin Galactic SpaceshipTwo: What Your $250K F... [Published Mashable - Apr 23 2014]
Asteroid apocalypse more likely than believed: ... [Published Taipei Times Online - Apr 23 2014]
Fruit flies use both antennae and vision to fly... [Published Wildlife Extra - Apr 23 2014]
All set for Obama visit [Published Philippine Star - Apr 23 2014]
Deploying unmanned vehicles from jet fighters [Published Military Aerospace Electronics - Apr 23 2014]
New plan by FDA will help critically sick get e... [Published Catholic Online - Apr 23 2014]
Pop Vs Science [Published Varsity - Apr 23 2014]
Navy Plans to Test Electromagnetic Railgun at Sea [Published DailyMe.Com - Apr 23 2014]
Miracle substance grown in common household ble... [Published Catholic Online - Apr 22 2014]
Risk of asteroid hitting Earth higher than thou... [Published TrustMedia - Apr 22 2014]
Easter in the trenches [Published Northern Echo - Apr 22 2014]
Navy Plans to Test Electromagnetic Mach 7 Railg... [Published LiveScience.com - Apr 22 2014]
SpaceX Brings a Booster Safely Back to Earth [Published Technology Review - Apr 22 2014]
Brahmos with Sukhoi-30 fighters to improve Indi... [Published Business Standard India - Apr 22 2014]
Mercury Moves In Mysterious Ways [Published NHPR - Apr 22 2014]
Local band has classic rock vibe [Published Western Courier - Apr 22 2014]
Jumping Into History [Published New Canaan Patch - Apr 22 2014]
Photos of the Day: NASA's flying saucer [Published ECN - Apr 21 2014]
The future of factories? Swarm of super-fast ro... [Published Capital Bay - Apr 21 2014]
The future of factories? Swarm of super-fast ro... [Published Mail Online UK - Apr 21 2014]
New destroyer costs US Navy $3bn [Published Press tv - Apr 21 2014]
U.S. Navy spends $3 billion on new destroyer [Published UPI - Apr 21 2014]
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Light Combat Aircraft Navy goes super sonic [Published Naval Open Source INTelligence - Apr 15 2014]
Just days before the second anniversary of its maiden flight the naval variant of the Light Combat Aircraft-LCA Navy (NP-1) has successfully completed its first super sonic flight signaling that the aircraft is now able to fly faster than the speed ...
[tt] (Cornell 2012-MM) Phased Array Speaker System [Published TranshumanTech - Apr 15 2014]
(I don't really understand much of this, but pictures are nice and the concepthas cool name - TR)[ http://people.ece.cornell.edu/land/courses/ece4760/FinalProjects/s2012/tcj26_ecs227/tcj26_ecs227/index.html ][1]Skip to main content___________________ ...
6 SOPS takes command of weather satellites [Published Colorado Springs Military Newspaper Group - Apr 10 2014]
U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Stephen J. CollierAir Force Reserve Capt. Jason Danieli (left) reviews upload instructions for a weather satellite as fellow 6th Space Operations Squadron members organize data instruction uploads for other satellites ...
U.S. Navy's New Weapon Fires at 7 Times the Spe... [Published Mashable! - Apr 08 2014]
The U.S. Navy's latest innovation comes in the form of a 23-pound projectile that can fly at seven times the speed of sound, and it will be ready for testing at sea by 2016. That's fast enough to travel from New York City's Empire State Building ...
Navy Prepares for Railgun Test [Published The Pentagon - YouTube Channel - Apr 08 2014]
<a style="font-size: 15px; font-weight: bold;font-decoration: none;" href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cjfkX4bHz_4&feature=youtube_gdata"&gt;Navy Prepares for Railgun Test 2014 - The Navy is preparing to test a railgun, able to fire a shell at ...
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