The US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) tested a prototype of the Persistent Close Air Support (PCAS) system for the first time during the US Marine Corps’ Talon Reach exercise.A full-system PCAS was tested during the...Show More Summary
Even if you think our government is, on the whole, inept or corrupt, here and there you’ll find pockets of spectacular genius in agencies that really, truly work. Classic case: DARPA, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency. In this interview, I sat down with Dan Kaufman, who’s become known as DARPA Dan. He explains how DARPA works.
The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) today announced up to $20 million for a new research and development (R&D) round dedicated to industry-partnered
The United States’ leading madcap military boffins over at the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) have announced a plan to create self-adapting software that can live for over one hundred years without becoming obsolete. The project is being dubbed … Continue reading ?
USA’s Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is testing a drone that can hibernate on the ocean floor for years at a time before being launched
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is testing a drone that can hibernate on the ocean floor for years at a time before being launched to the surface and into the air at the push of a button.
Asimov’s Lost Essay In the late 1950’s, Arthur Obermayer worked for Allied Research Associates, a cold war-era science lab. During this period, his employer received a grant from the Advanced Research Projects Agency to “elicit the most creative approaches possible for a ballistic missile defense system.” Obermayer was a longtime friend of the famed science […]
The Pentagon’s Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is developing radar that can lock onto targets through cloud coverage, enabling aircraft to offer close-air support to ground troops despite unclear weather conditions.
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is developing a pacemaker-sized device that someday could improve the memory of soldiers who have suffered a traumatic brain injury – a sort of hard drive for the brain.
Political tension is heating up the frigid North Pole as nations like Canada, Russia, and the US all try to lay claim to the resource-rich region. Now, the US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has promised cold, hard cash to anyone who can design an unmanned surveillance system able to keep tabs on the area. Show More Summary
Over at the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, also known as DARPA, there are some pretty amazing (and often top-secret) things going on. But one notable component of a DARPA project was revealed by a Defense Department official at a recent forum, and it is the stuff of science fiction movies.Read full article >>
Small satellites could hitch rides to space on an F-15 fighter jet by next year, according to the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), the agency responsible for developing new technologies for the U.S. military. DARPA's...Show More Summary
Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com – @BednarChuck Leave it to the US Defense Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to create something that makes smart glasses and augmented reality headsets seem passé: the team behind some of the military’s most cutting edge technology is creating implants that can...
On Sunday night, 60 Minutes aired a segment about the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, or DARPA, and its attempts to secure the internet from hackers, human traffickers and other criminals. One of…
60 Minutes has a segment showing how the Software Innovation Division of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency hacks into a Chevrolet Impala through the Onstar telematics system and gains control of the vehicle while reporter Leslie Stahl is driving. Show More Summary
The United States’ military mad-tech unit, better known as DARPA (the Defence Advanced Research Projects Agency) is building a behavior-based biometric identification system that it believes could one day replace traditional passwords. DARPA apparently thinks that a behavior-based biometric system, … Continue reading ?
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), which commissions advanced research on behalf of the Department of Defense (DoD), published a press release on January 29, 2015, indicating a DARPA-funded research program at the...Show More Summary
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency's (DARPA) ATLAS robot has already secured its place in the pantheon of humanoid robotics, but a new version of the bot shows significant progress beyond its aesthetically crude beginnings ATLAS...Show More Summary
Carnegie Mellon University is touting a new $3.6 million research grant from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, or DARPA, to build machine learning algorithms that can index online sex ads…
The Department of Energy’s (DOE) Advanced Research Projects Agency – Energy (ARPA-E) is issuing its third open funding opportunity, OPEN 2015, for up to $125 million to support energy research and development projects from America’s top innovators of disruptive new technologies in transportation and stationary applications. Show More Summary