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The “Mini-Me” of smart-bomb technology is ready to leave the lab

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A team of engineers at Sandia National Laboratories, in Albuquerque, is ­completing a testable prototype of the world’s firstlaser-guided ­bullet.

Like a “mini-me” of smart bombs, this patented technology has some of the same computerized control and guidance features found on proven Gulf War weaponry, such as the Paveway series of laser-guided bombs. Continue reading “The “Mini-Me” of smart-bomb technology is ready to leave the lab” »

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Electromagnetic energy duster

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Dennis Siegel, a student at the University of the Arts in Bremen, Germany has built what he calls an electromagnetic harvester—it converts electromagnetic fields in the immediate environment into electricity to recharge a common AA battery. He’s won a 2nd place award in the HfK Bremen Hochschulpreis 2013 competition for Digitale Medien, for his efforts.
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