They want to test firing it from a ship in 2016, and again in 2018. In 2016, the U.S. Navy is going to test a railgun—a weapon that can repeatedly launch a projectile at more than 5,000 MPH—from a boat.
Sure, some video games require lightning-fast fingers, but even the most insane combos in Street Fighter don't quite compare to running up and down a guitar's fretboard lickety-split. To pay tribute to
Stand aside wristbands. The latest wave of stick-on circuits could make cheap, flexible electronics mainstream. About a year ago, University of Illinois researcher John Rogers revealed a pretty amazing
A pair of advocates—they do legitimate research too, but their ardor is so intense, it’s hard to call them scientists—believe that they will, within their lifetimes, make ours the first generation of to