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How the Navy's super railgun works (animation)

The Taiwanese animators at NMA News have put together a primer on how the electromagnetic railgun works. Whether they've got it right is anyone's guess.

By Mar. 5, 2012

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Navy tests railgun that can shoot up to 100 miles

The Office of Naval Research is evaluating railgun prototypes from BAE Systems and General Atomics. One test has just been completed, and another will take place in April.

By Feb. 29, 2012

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Futuristic Navy railgun with 220-mile range closer to reality

A $10 million contract with Raytheon for the Pulse Forming Network means that the newfangled weapon system, which uses electromagnetic energy instead of explosives to fire, is one step closer to deployment.

By Jan. 30, 2012

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4,000-plus duke it out in epic Eve Online space showdown

Thousands of spaceships take part in the largest battle in Eve Online history. Check out these exclusive screenshots from someone who was there.

By Jul. 29, 2013