Engineering

Supersonic travel, without the sonic boom

Supersonic aircraft generate a series of shock waves that merge into two distinct booms. The planes drag these incredibly loud sounds along their flight path, creating unacceptable noise levels over land. So far, sonic booms ...

Engineering

Can we evacuate from hurricanes in electric vehicles?

As emergency coordinators across the U.S. prepare for the upcoming hurricane season, they are busy planning evacuation routes. Currently, these plans don't anticipate the needs of people driving electric vehicles, which have ...

Business

The longest non-stop flights in the world

Qantas has revealed plans for the world's longest-duration commercial flight by the end of 2025, ferrying passengers between Sydney and London on Airbus A350s in just over 19 hours.

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