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Building the astonishing 1,000 mph Bloodhound SSC rocket car (pictures)

Take a close look at the rocket-powered car that's set to achieve speeds of 1,000mph, including components built by 3D printers.

46 Images By June 13, 2014


Bloodhound SSC: Breaking the sound barrier and on to 1,000mph -- on four wheels

The British team behind Bloodhound SSC, a project that might see a car travel faster than 1,000mph. XCAR finds out what goes into building a land speed record breaking car and what obstacles stand in the way of this technological feat.

January 31, 2014


Bloodhound SSC: Breaking the boundaries

Practical mechanics escapes many people. Others can happily maintain a bicycle, or build their own engine. But how many people can build a car capable of over 1,000mph? These people can.

By January 27, 2014


Slumbering black hole in Milky Way roars back to life

A black hole that hasn't been heard of since 1989 has suddenly become active again and is now the brightest object in the X-ray sky.

By June 26, 2015


Rejoice -- a laser disables a truck from a mile away

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.

By March 6, 2015


A new supermassive black hole puzzles scientists

Scientists have found a black hole 12 billion times more massive than the Sun that was formed so soon after the Big Bang it's challenging what we know about black holes.

By February 26, 2015


Canon gets really wide with 11-24mm f4 pro lens

The widest full-frame lens to date comes courtesy of Canon.

By February 5, 2015


Ride the Oculus Rift to outer space!

Researchers at the UK's Surrey Space Center are trying to fund a novel way for the 99.999992 percent of us who've never been to outer space to virtually get there.

By March 4, 2014


10 must-see videos of the week

The latest Samsung Galaxy S5 rumors, tech tips for enjoying the big game, and the amazing origins of the Sony Walkman.

By January 31, 2014


Ferrari 458 Speciale: More of everything (except weight)

Ferrari has announced a new take on the 458 Italia for the 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show, the 458 Speciale.

By August 20, 2013