While cars like the Nissan Leaf and Tesla S are bringing electric vehicle technology mainstream, a team of student researchers are driving that technology to its very limit. The result: a record-shattering 300 mph bullet car that runs without a sip of gasoline. »
We've got a pretty good handle on creating short fusion reactions, just look at the H-bomb. But in the 60 years since the weapon's invention, we still haven't figured out sustained fusion reactions—the holy grail of energy production. A new high-power laser on the OSU campus could soon help solve that scientific… »
Cigarette-sized unmanned aircraft, utilizing plasma thrusters for power, may sound like something out of the pits of science fiction's B-rate movie bin to us, but we aren't DARPA. That's right the guys at DARPA are actually working with boffins at Oklahoma State University to make the vision a reality.