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Meet the Winners of Spirit of Manufacturing Awards

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Meet the Winners of Spirit of Manufacturing Awards

Power2SME, a buying club for SMEs (small and medium enterprises) in India, in collaboration with TiE (The Indus Entrepreneurs) honored the winners of the ‘Spirit of Manufacturing Awards’ 2014 at an event Friday. Madhav Lal (IAS), Secretary, Ministry of MSME, Government of India, was the chief guest for the event. The Winners: Excellence in Innovation [...]

Land Rover’s Discovery Vision for Virgin Galactic

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Land Rover’s Discovery Vision for Virgin Galactic

British brand Land Rover has revealed a long-term global partnership with Richard Branson’s commercial spaceline, Virgin Galactic. The partnership was announced against the backdrop of SpaceShipTwo, claimed to be the world’s first commercial passenger carrying spacecraft, together with Land Rover’s new Discovery Vision Concept vehicle. The partnership will see Land Rover vehicles become part of [...]

Meg Urry to Explain the Mystery of Black Holes

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Meg Urry to Explain the Mystery of Black Holes

The growth of supermassive black holes will be the topic of discussion at this year’s Russell Women in Science Lecture Series at Mills College. The annual event, set for Tuesday, April 29, 2014, will feature Meg Urry, director of the Yale Center for Astronomy and Astrophysics, in a lecture titled “Black Holes, Galaxies, and the [...]

Verizon Powerful Answers Award Open for Submissions

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Verizon Powerful Answers Award Open for Submissions

Verizon has announced that its 2014 Powerful Answers Award competition is now open for submissions. The global challenge, which debuted last year, is designed to spark innovative thinking and problem solving across industries and to generate ideas, solutions and answers for some of the world’s biggest issues. The Award encourages innovators, developers, entrepreneurs and others [...]

Blighter Radars to Monitor Korean Demilitarised Zone

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Blighter Radars to Monitor Korean Demilitarised Zone

Blighter Surveillance Systems, a British electronic-scanning radar and sensor solution provider, has won a contract to supply the South Korean Armed Forces with its Blighter B400 electronic-scanning radars. While the announcement was made today, Oct. 9, the value of the contract has not been disclosed. The Blighter long-range ground surveillance radars will be deployed to [...]

Do You Want to See Earth from Distant Space?

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Do You Want to See Earth from Distant Space?

Color and black-and-white images of Earth taken by two NASA interplanetary spacecraft July 19 show our planet and its moon as bright beacons from millions of miles away in space. NASA’s Cassini spacecraft captured the color images of Earth and the moon from its perch in the Saturn system nearly 900 million miles (1.5 billion [...]

Larry Ellison of Oracle Buys Island Air

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Larry Ellison of Oracle Buys Island Air

Island Air closed the sale of the airline Wednesday to a newly formed holding company owned by Lawrence J. Ellison (Larry Ellison), CEO of the enterprise software company Oracle. “This is another major investment and commitment to Hawaiʻi,” said Paul Marinelli, vice president of Lawrence Investments, LLC. The sale is supposed to secure the future [...]

Black Beauty Carrying Water Found on Sahara Desert

Black Beauty Carrying Water Found on Sahara Desert

NASA-funded researchers analyzing a small meteorite that may be the first discovered from the Martian surface or crust have found it contains 10 times more water than other Martian meteorites from unknown origins. This new class of meteorite was found in 2011 in the Sahara Desert. Designated Northwest Africa (NWA) 7034, and nicknamed “Black Beauty,” [...]

Genographic Project to Know the Humanity’s Past

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Genographic Project to Know the Humanity’s Past

The National Geographic Society announced Wednesday the next phase of its Genographic Project — the multiyear global research initiative that uses DNA to map the history of human migration. Building on seven years of global data collection, Genographic shines new light on humanity’s collective past, yielding tantalizing clues about humankind’s journey across the planet over [...]

Nissan Partners with TED to Present Future:Today

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Nissan Partners with TED to Present Future:Today

As a car manufacturer focusing on future technologies, Nissan partners with TED for its Future:Today exhibition – centred on the zero-emission Nissan LEAF. TED is a non-profit organization devoted to “Ideas Worth Spreading.” Located at the Youngstorget in Oslo, the exhibition is a future-facing showcase of work from some of the biggest names from the [...]

Toyota Tundra to Tow Space Shuttle Endeavour

Toyota Tundra to Tow Space Shuttle Endeavour

Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc. (TMS) has announced that the Toyota Tundra full-size pickup truck is slated to tow the space shuttle Endeavour during its final journey to the California Science Center on October 13, 2012, where it will go on permanent display. The Endeavour will travel a total of 12 miles from Los Angeles [...]

NASA Mars Rover Curiosity Enters Arm-Work Phase

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NASA Mars Rover Curiosity Enters Arm-Work Phase

After driving more than a football field’s length since landing, NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity is spending several days preparing for full use of the tools on its arm. Curiosity extended its robotic arm Wednesday in the first of 6-10 consecutive days of planned activities to test the 7-foot (2.1-meter) arm and the tools it manipulates. [...]

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