3D printing to help Bloodhound SSC break 1,000 mph

The Bloodhound SSC hopes to reach speeds of more than 1,000 mph (1,610 km/h) in 2015 with its 3D-printed nose tipThe Bloodhound Supersonic Car (SSC) team from the UK is continuing its journey towards claiming the world land speed record. After testing its rocket engine last year, the ...

Biplane design could break the sound barrier

An MIT researcher believes he's found a way to solve many of the  problems that grounded Concorde, and make supersonic commercial flights a reality once more.

Intel Atom powers 1,000 mph car

Intel's Atom processor can be found inside everything from netbooks to smartphones. But now 7 of the ubiquitous chips have been spotted inside the Bloodhound SSC, a jet and rocket-powered supersonic car expected to break the 1,000 mph barrier.

Supersonic winds observed on exoplanet

Astronomers have for the first time observed a massive storm on a planet outside our solar system.

Why Android is better than Apple

Will Android-based smartphones such as the HTC Incredible crush Apple's next-gen iPhone (4G) in the perpetual battle for mobile dominance?

Sprint preps WiMax smartphone for CTIA launch

Sprint Nextel is reportedly poised to launch the first WiMax 4G smartphone at the CTIA wireless conference next week in Las Vegas.