Engineering

Using AI to help drones find lost hikers

A trio of engineers at the University of Glasgow has designed and built an AI-based drone system that can assist in search efforts for hikers lost in the wilderness. Jan-Hendrik Ewers, David Anderson, and Douglas Thomson ...

Engineering

Gamma-ray method monitors nuclear reactors safely and quickly

Scientists at EPFL have devised and tested out a new, gamma-noise method for monitoring nuclear reactors non-invasively and from a distance. The new method, tested out on EPFL's CROCUS nuclear reactor, can improve nuclear ...

Energy & Green Tech

New report updates NASA on space-based solar power

Space-based solar power offers tantalizing possibilities for sustainable energy—in the future, orbital collection systems could harvest energy in space, and beam it wirelessly back to Earth. These systems could serve remote ...

Business

Germany blocks full Chinese takeover of satellite startup

Germany has blocked a complete Chinese takeover of a satellite startup on national security grounds, sources close to the matter told AFP Thursday, as Berlin takes an increasingly hard line against Beijing.

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