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A stunning discovery about the start of the universe

<b>(CNN) —</b> For millennia, humans have sat under a clear midnight sky and marveled at the spectacle emblazoned across the heavens. The stars seem eternal, as if they have always been there. But there's just one problem.<p>It isn't so.<p>The universe was once entirely dark, with nary a light anywhere …

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Electric Sun Flyer 4 Goes From Two To Four Seats

<b>Published on</b> October 14th, 2017 | <i>by Nicolas Zart</i><p>0<p>October 14th, 2017 by <b>Nicolas Zart</b><p>The two-seat electric airplane Sun Flyer announced that it added a …

Cheaper, Lighter, Quieter: The Electrification of Flight Is at Hand

Our small electric plane, which uses light and powerful batteries and motors, is less costly than its gasoline-engine rivals Photo: Bye Aerospace …

This All-Electric Plane Can Transport Passengers 600 Miles on a Single Charge

A Promising Prototype<p>Eviation Aircraft just unveiled the first prototype of an all-electric aircraft with a range of 965 kilometers (600 miles) at …

Solar Impulse CEO says this can make air transport cheaper, cleaner, quieter and safer

Electric propulsion technology can potentially make air transport cheaper, quieter, safer and more environmentally friendly, according to one of the …

NASA has an ambitious $43 million plan to make electric planes a reality

Electric planes are set to become a reality sooner than most realize.<p>Boeing and JetBlue, both big names in the airline industry, have invested in electric-aircraft startup Zunum to explore using the planes at regional airports. Meanwhile, companies like Uber and Airbus are working on electric …

Could direct drive actuators push robots into the mainstream?

Genesis Robotics has patented a new type of actuator that eliminates the need for a gearbox.<p>Despite major advancements in robotics and the huge …

Watch this all-electric "flying car" take its first test flight in Germany

Lilium Jet claims its can reduce travel headaches with a network of vertical take-off and landing aircraft<p>Flying cars, that perennial dream for futurists that always seem to be at least five years away, may be a little closer to reality than we realize. A lot of prototypes have been showcased …

Boeing, JetBlue invest in electric aircraft maker Zunum Aero

Boeing and JetBlue have invested in Washington-based startup Zunum Aero, which is developing short-haul electric aircraft that can carry 10 to 50 …

Aurora’s massive LightningStrike VTOL UAV just got one step closer to reality

A vertical take-off and landing craft (VTOL) that can stand toe-to-toe with combat helicopters a concept taken directly from sci-fi – it’s almost the default futuristic military ship among Hollywood epics. A real one just finished its first test flight program, as the Aurora Flight Science …

Scientists evade the Heisenberg uncertainty principle

ICFO Researchers report the discovery of a new technique that could drastically improve the sensitivity of instruments such as magnetic resonance …