Lockheed Martin claims to have figured out a way to make nuclear fusion a reality, in a reactor that could fit on the back of a truck. The potential is incredible, but is it reality?
Amazon CEO's aerospace company enters into a partnership with the United Launch Alliance to develop BE-4, a rocket engine to replace Russian-made launch jets.
Blue Origin pulls off its first unmanned test flight from a site in west Texas. The spacecraft, which reached an altitude of 58 miles, is designed to become a reusable vehicle for space tourists someday.
Over at the Skunk Works, aircraft designers are hard at work cooking up a hypersonic scion to the legendary SR-71, the superspeedy recon jet of the Cold War.
New Zealand-based Rocket Lab has built a rocket engine that's not only 3D-printed -- it uses electric motors to drive the turbopumps.
Lots of people are excited about Nintendo's newly announced plan to make mobile games; unfortunately, if you're under the impression you'll be playing your favorite 8-bit games on your smartphone, we've got some bad news for you...
On today's show, Ashley is joined by guest co-host Armen Atoyan ("Hey Armen!"), and they discuss a self-driving car that's going on a cross-country road trip, Nintendo's mobile gaming and new console plans, and Lockheed Martin's next-gen space cargo proposal.
Technically Incorrect: In another small step toward being able to eliminate things "Star Wars" style, Lockheed lauds the success of its own 30-kilowatt fiber laser weapon system.
But belay your Death Star wishes. The Area Defense Anti-Munitions system sports a very modest 10-kilowatt fiber laser and for now just shoots small fry.
The legendary Skunk Works got its start on an early jet fighter design 70 years ago this month. Since then, it's brought you the U-2, the SR-71, and the F-117, and it's still going strong.