Editor’s Picks

  1. Next-Generation U.S. Radio Telescope Development Begins

    The National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO) and Associated Universities, Inc. (AUI) are launching a new initiative to design a next-generation radio telescope with scientific capabilities far beyond those provided by any existing or currently proposed observatory.

  2. The Week In 5G: Hyper-Connected Cars and the World’s First 5G Smartphone

    The first 5G smartphones could make their way to store shelves as early as next year, and 5G-connected cars could hit roads by 2020, according to major industry players who are shaping the fast-emerging 5G ecosystem.

  3. MIT's Small Aerial Drones Relay RFID Signals To Track Merchandise

    Small, aerial drones that relay radio frequency (RF) signals could be used by retailers to more efficiently locate merchandise stored in large warehouses, according to Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) researchers who developed the system.

  4. Distant Galaxy Sends Out 15 High-Energy Radio Bursts

    Breakthrough Listen, an initiative to find signs of intelligent life in the universe, has detected 15 brief but powerful radio pulses emanating from a mysterious and repeating source – FRB 121102 – far across the universe.

  5. LOFAR Radio Telescope Discovers Record-Breaking Pulsar

    Astronomers have discovered two rapidly rotating radio pulsars with the Low-Frequency Array (LOFAR) radio telescope in the Netherlands by investigating unknown gamma-ray sources uncovered by NASA’s Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope.

  6. Internet Of Things Poised For Explosive Growth In China

    China is accelerating the adoption of the Internet of Things (IoT) through several pilot projects conducted by the country's biggest telecom carriers, as the country aims to become one of the world’s leaders in the IoT revolution.

  7. U.S. House of Representatives Approves Self-Driving Car Bill

    The United States House of Representatives has unanimously approved a key bill that aims to set the regulatory framework for self-driving vehicles.