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NASA's reach spans the universe. The rover Opportunity is still studying Mars after arriving with its twin Spirit in 2004. Cassini orbits around Saturn, as Juno makes its way to Jupiter. The Hubble Space Telescope continues to explore the deepest reaches of the cosmos. The crew of the International Space Station is extending the permanent human presence in space. Earth Science satellites are sending unprecedented data on Earth's oceans, climate and other features. NASA's aeronautics team is working with other government organizations, universities, and industry to fundamentally improve the air transportation experience and retain our nation's leadership in global aviation.
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11 Apr

Next-Generation Power And Sensor Technologies: A New Perspective On Dual Space-Terrestrial Applications

Dr Terry J Hendricks, Technical Group Supervisor/Project Manager
NASA - Jet Propulsion Laboratory
United States
8 Mar

New Focus at Green Technology Event

As usual, this year's IDTechEx Show! in Berlin April 11-12 has important adjustments to reflect important new trends including an 'Off Grid Energy Independence' conference.
1 Mar

Microgrids but not as we know them

The "IDTechEx Show!" Berlin, April 11-12 will have 2500+ paying delegates, 220 exhibitors and nine parallel conferences but there is a difference this year.
28 Feb

Superlight aerogel material supersized for vehicle manufacture

A new breakthrough in the manufacturing of aerogels, the world's lightest solid materials, promises to make the plastics used to make airplanes, cars, and electronics ten times lighter.
27 Feb

Metal Matrix Composites (MMC): finally reaching the top of wish lists

Metal Matrix Composites (MMCs) have been known and explored for a very long time, but new innovations and an increased demand for high-performance lightweight materials means that they are finally ready to make it beyond their previous false starts.
20 Feb

Getting to the heart of carbon nanotube clusters

Integrating nanoscale fibers such as carbon nanotubes into commercial applications, from coatings for aircraft wings to heat sinks for mobile computing, requires them to be produced in large scale and at low cost.
14 Feb

3-D Printable Tools May Help Study Astronaut Health

If humans are destined for deep space, they need to understand the space environment changes health, including aging and antibiotic resistance.
2 Feb

Drones: large size means large market

The hobbyist market for drones has turned out to be something of a passing fad. Professional use is enduring and growing with modest numbers and a strong software and services aspect.
25 Jan

Next big breakthrough in robotics

While drones and driverless cars dominate the headlines, another breakthrough—robot dexterity—is likely to have an even greater impact in both business and everyday life.
23 Jan

Perovskite solar cell application in office buildings

Skanska's commercial development business unit in Central Eastern Europe will be the first developer worldwide to cover office buildings with semi-transparent perovskite solar cells on a commercial scale.
26 Dec

Artificial intelligence used to discover planet

Our solar system now is tied for most number of planets around a single star, with the recent discovery of an eighth planet circling Kepler-90, a Sun-like star 2,545 light-years from Earth. The planet was discovered in data from NASA's Kepler Space Telescope.
25 Dec

Investment in paper digitizing robotics service

The world's first robotic digitization company dedicated to creating a truly paperless workplace, has announced an additional $25M in equity funding led by GV (formerly Google Ventures), with participation from new investor Telstra Ventures and previous investors Icon Ventures, Kleiner Perkins, Lux Capital, and Silicon Valley Bank. This increases the total Series B funding round to $65M.
22 Dec

Floating solar fuels rig for seawater electrolysis

In a single hour, more energy from the sun hits the Earth than all the energy used by humankind in an entire year. Imagine if the sun's energy could be harnessed to power energy needs on Earth, and done in a way that is economical, scalable, and environmentally responsible.
15 Dec

Piezoelectric tiles light the way

New technology that could be used in self-powered smart cities of the future will soon be demonstrated at the NASA Kennedy Space Center's Visitor Complex at Cape Canaveral, Florida.
8 Dec

Energy Independent Electric Vehicles: Land, Water, Air 2018-2038

IDTechEx Report: Dr Peter Harrop and Mr Franco Gonzalez
7 Dec


22 Nov

Battery-switching device promises more road time

Nissan Leafs, which go about 107 miles on a charge, sometimes end up relegated to commuter cars due to battery-life worries. The mass-market, standard Tesla Model 3 can go double that, but even that distance can be disconcerting on long road trips.
13 Nov

Advanced Li-ion & Beyond Li-ion Batteries 2018-2028

IDTechEx Report: Dr Lorenzo Grande and Mr Franco Gonzalez
10 Nov

Tissue Engineering 2018-2028: Technologies, Markets, Forecasts

IDTechEx Report: Dr Nadia Tsao
7 Nov

Ten Forecasts for the Automotive Sector

IDTechEx Report: