New 'Artificial Synapse' Gets Closer to Mimicking Brain Connections

Posted in Science on 30th Sep, 2016
by Alex Muller

A brain-inspired computing component provides the most faithful emulation yet of connections among neurons in the human brain, researchers say.

Russia concerned about hypersonic missiles being able to threaten its nuclear deterrent

Posted in Hardware on 13th Aug, 2016
by Alex Muller

Russia believes that US hypersonic weapons will give the US capability to deliver a disarming non-nuclear strike against Russia's Nuclear Forces.

China targets 2030 for operational hybrid hypersonic spaceplane

Posted in Science on 12th Aug, 2016
by Alex Muller

China claims it will master the spaceplane's technologies in the next three to five years, and a full-scale spaceplane would then enter service by 2030.

A next big thing in the space business could be tiny rockets

Posted in Hardware on 6th Aug, 2016
by Alex Muller

Instead of dozens of small satellites launched annually, analysts are now forecasting hundreds of small satellites heading to orbit each year.

Reaction Engines moves ahead with single-stage-to-orbit SABRE demo engine

Posted in Hardware on 14th Jul, 2016
by Alex Muller

Reaction Engines, say there's enough money and expertise in place to create a ground-based SABRE demonstrator engine by 2020.