Implant to 'Plug' Brain into Supercomputers

Posted in Science on 22nd Jan, 2016
by Alex Muller

Potential applications of the technology are vast, but in the short term DARPA is hoping to create devices for those with sight or hearing impairments.

Darpa abandons plan to launch satellites from fighter jets

Posted in Hardware on 2nd Dec, 2015
by Alex Muller

The scheme was launching small satellites from the belly of fighter jets already high in the atmosphere. And after a second explosion, that plan is no more.

US Military Awards New Contracts for XS-1 Space Plane

Posted in Business on 8th Aug, 2015
by Alex Muller

DARPA aims to build a reusable vehicle to provide 'quick, affordable and routine' access to space, which it says is ' critical for both national and economic security'.

DARPA: We Are Engineering the Organisms That Will Terraform Mars

Posted in Science on 25th Jun, 2015
by Alex Muller

DARPA believes that it's on the way to creating organisms capable of terraforming Mars into a planet that looks more like Earth.

Watch how DARPA plans to launch small rockets from jets

Posted in Hardware on 8th Feb, 2015
by Alex Muller

Small satellites are usually launched to space as secondary payloads aboard big rockets, but DARPA's Airborne Launch Assist Space Access program could change that.