May 22nd, 2012 | brainjuice
- On the hunt for high-altitude microorganisms
"XCOR Aerospace is a private California-based company that has developed the Lynx, a reusable launch vehicle that has suborbital flight capabilities. Low-speed test flights are expected to commence later this year, with incremental testing to take place over the following months."
- Cloak of invisibility: Engineers use plasmonics to create an invisible photodetector
"A team of engineers at Stanford and the University of Pennsylvania has for the first time used "plasmonic cloaking" to create a device that can see without being seen – an invisible machine that detects light."
(tags:tech cloaking )