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Whoosh! U.S. Navy F-35C gets electromagnetic launch

The Navy successfully test-launches the next-generation aircraft--the carrier variant of the Joint Strike Fighter--from its futuristic EMALS carrier system.

By Nov. 28, 2011


Navy takes electromagnetic tack for carrier launches

The test launch of an F/A-18E using the futuristic EMALS technology is a first for the Navy, and a step closer to the next generation of aircraft carriers.

By Dec. 22, 2010


With test launch, U.S. Navy goes electromagnetic (photos)

The new EMALS technology is intended to replace the Navy's venerable steam catapults. The first launch, of an F/A-18E, takes place on dry land.

12 Images By Dec. 22, 2010


Apple has an ally; Electromagnetic engineer says Consumer Reports iPhone 4 study flawed

As iPhone 4 hits seem to keep piling up, Apple finds a friend in an electromagnetic engineer and self-described 'mobile topic expert' who claims that Consumer Reports failed to provide a truly scientific test of the antenna issues facing Apple's iPhone 4.

By Jul. 13, 2010


"Novel" receiver to protect electronics against electromagnetic pulse attack

Defense contract kick-starts electromagnetic pulse-tolerant receiver program

By Sep. 2, 2008


Need for speed? How coasters are getting faster and scarier

This summer, amusement parks around the U.S. are opening roller coasters that are bigger, faster, and scarier than ever thanks in part to technology that will soon help launch jets off U.S. Navy carriers. If you love roller coasters, check out the awesome POV videos.

By Jun. 28, 2013


NATO car device vows to stop suicide bombers

Researchers in Norway design an electromagnetic device that can stop vehicles by making their engines cut out.

By Sep. 16, 2013


Are you ready for a car that teleports?

What kind of car would you design if you didn't have to pay attention to cost, practicality, or even the laws of physics?

By Feb. 8, 2012


What are they drinking? Text message sent using...vodka

Using $100 worth of off-the-shelf electronics and sprays of alcohol, scientists sent the message 'O, Canada' a few meters across open space before it was decoded by a receiver.

By Dec. 20, 2013