Enlarge / Bloodhound LSR, wearing the tire-shod wheels it used for low speed testing. For high-speed runs, the car will use solid metal wheels instead. (credit: Bloodhound) On Tuesday, we have some rare good news from England. Bloodhound LSR, the land-speed-record car designed to reach 1,000mph, will finally get to travel to South Africa to […]
Check out the current and future high-speed trains in the US.
After decades of languishing development and stagnated projects, true high-speed rail in the US could be just around the corner.
Blair Levin and Larry Downes report via Harvard Business Review: In 2010, Google rocked the $60 billion broadband industry by announcing plans to deploy fiber-based home internet service, offering connections up to a gigabit per second — 100 times faster than average speeds at the time. Google Fiber, as the effort was named, entered the […]
President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Monday to make it easier for the private sector to locate broadband infrastructure on federal land and buildings, part of a push to expand high-speed internet in rural America. Reuters reports: “We need to get rural America more connected. We need it for our tractors, we need […]
In recent years, there has been a sharp rise in increasingly ingenious targeted cyber-attacks that aim to steal particular information from specific organizations or individuals. After having infected an organization, attackers can remotely control their malware, causing important information to be leaked outside the organization. This results in huge damage, not only to the organization […]
The 1-gigabit-per-second Internet and TV service — about 10 times faster than the average Internet connection — has targeted an eighth US city.
Even if you slept your way through high school chemistry, there was typically one day that ensured you were awake. That’s when, after an extensive safety lecture, the teacher brought out the alkali metals and dropped them into some water. Typically, what followed was a hissing, spitting explosion as the metal danced on the surface […]
Strange object Siding Spring is older than mankind, moving 33 miles a second Pics On October 19 comet Siding Spring will make a very close flyby of Mars. NASA has said it is going to hide its satellites in the area behind the Red Planet to protect the valuable hardware from damage.…