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Super-light metal form Boeing is both flexible and strong (Tomorrow Daily 256)

Boeing's research team at HRL Laboratories is finally lifting the veil on its new, lightweight metal. Its microlattice design and ultra-thin walls make for a decidedly flexible, but highly durable material, and could someday be used in airplane or car construction.

By October 12, 2015


Boeing says its metal microlattice is the 'lightest metal ever' (Tomorrow Daily 256)

Ashley discusses a new metal with walls 1,000 times thinner than a human hair, a robot that may someday become a handy helper for ISS astronauts and a biodegradable "water bottle" you can eat.

By October 12, 2015


Apple elects former Boeing exec to board

James Bell, who worked for the aircraft maker for 38 years, becomes Apple's sole African-American director.

By October 1, 2015


Boeing 787 Dreamliner wows with near-vertical takeoff

Boeing is prepping for the 2015 Paris Air Show by trumpeting the nearly unreal vertical takeoff powers of the next-gen passenger jet.

By June 12, 2015


Boeing patents a 'Method and system for shockwave attenuation,' aka force field

The world's largest aerospace company has been granted a patent for a 'Star Wars'-like force field system for protecting vehicles and buildings from shockwave damage.

By March 24, 2015


Boeing patents 'Star Wars'-style force fields

Aircraft and military manufacturer Boeing has been granted a patent on a system that is designed to prevent explosion shockwaves from harming a target.

By March 22, 2015


15 hours on a Boeing 787 Dreamliner, in coach

Want to sit for 15 hours? Boeing's new 787-9 claims better passenger comfort over extremely long-haul routes. Here's what it's like on one of the longest you can take.

By January 20, 2015


An electric plane and Boeing's Dreamliner star at Farnborough (photos)

We popped along to the UK's gigantic Farnborough Airshow to take a look at an electric plane, the new Boeing 787-9, the Eurofighter Typhoon and plenty more besides.

61 Images By July 18, 2014


Boeing's 777X plans: Big windows, lots of air, and robot manufacturing

The company is copying passenger-friendly details from its 787 Dreamliner into its upcoming 777X wide-body passenger jet, the company announces at the Farnborough airshow.

By July 15, 2014


Boeing's extra-long 787-9 loops over Farnborough (pictures)

The second Dreamliner model, which Boeing just started shipping to customers, took its debut flight above the prestigious UK airshow. Here's a look.

16 Images By July 14, 2014