The team designing the parachute system for NASA’s Orion spacecraft has demonstrated almost every parachute failure they could imagine. But on April 23, they tested how the system would perform if the failure wasn’t in the parachutes.
Here’s a big shocker – Tesla Motors’ electric cars are owned in a large part by males who value performance over economy. It is a marker which has interesting implications for how other emerging electric vehicles are perceived by would be drivers, according to a recent study by research firm Strategic Vision.
The ability to control nanoscale imperfections in superconducting wires results in materials with unparalleled and customized performance, according to a new study from the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory.
Researchers at North Carolina State University say they've worked out a way to boost the performance of public Wifi connections seven-fold.
The idea that girls are innately less good at math than boys just doesn't add up, a new international study shows.
Researchers at The University of Texas at Austin have created a greatly enhanced supercapacitor, improving energy storage in everything from energy grids and electric cars to consumer electronics.
A European Commission study has found that parental control programs function poorly when filtering Web 2.0 content such as social networking sites or blogs.
Mozilla's released the first beta of Firefox 4, which sports a new interface and performance improvements.
Nvidia has introduced an intelligent switching technology for notebook PCs that automatically selects the optimal graphics processor for running a specific application.