The Space Launch System (SLS) is NASA's next-generation rocket system that will serve as the centerpiece for deep space exploration for the coming decades.
Emerging trends in technology and new developments in science will affect the way we live. Chris Jablonski selects and analyzes news about our future that you'll almost never find anywhere else.
Christopher Jablonski is a freelance technology writer. Previously, he held research analyst positions in the IT industry and was the manager of marketing editorial at CBS Interactive. He's been contributing to ZDNet since 2003.</p> <p>Christopher received a bachelor's degree in business administration from the University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign. With over 12 years in IT, he's an expert on transformational technologies, particularly those influential in B2B.
The "father" of optofluidics, the study of light and liquids, says the new field could help address the energy challenge.
Now in its third year, FailCon's success is riding on the idea that failure can be instructional in the learning process for tech start-ups. In this interview, the event's founders speak with ZDNet about lessons learned and what to expect at next month's show.
Rice University engineers have developed technology that allows for wireless devices like cell phones and tablet PCs to both "talk" and "listen" to wireless cell towers on the same frequency, paving the way for 5G networks.
BAE Systems has announced an "invisibility cloak" that allows combat vehicles to become invisible to thermal imaging systems.
At Dreamforce 2011, the director of California Institute for Quantitative Biosciences (QB3) shares a vision for the future of medicine based on precision diagnosis, empirical pharmacology, and information technology.
The first nuclear power plant being considered for production of electricity for manned or unmanned bases on the Moon, Mars and other planets "may really look like it came from outer space."
In this video, two experts bring their international perspectives on the future of Twitter, claiming that as a news service it will be bigger than CNN.
Ohio State University researchers report a new wearable antenna design with a range four times larger than that of a conventional antenna, such as those worn by American soldiers today.
Still in the early stages, telepresence robots offer big advantages apart from their cool factor that could generate interest as their price and performance improves.
The world's fastest bipedal robot with knees has a human-like gait and reaches speeds of up to 6.8 miles per hour.
The skin-like wearable electronic interface developed at the University of Illinois opens up possibilities in the field of brain-computer interfaces well beyond biomedical applications.
Manufacturers are raising the performance bar for electric motorcycles, rapidly catching up to their gas-guzzling counterparts. Here are five battery-powered machines guaranteed to turn heads.
Keeping smartphones and laptops charged when there's no electrical outlet in sight is a perennial challenge. A novel LCD screen developed by UCLA engineers could potentially help solve the problem.
Here is a gallery of technology that could change your life from some of the most interesting posts on Chris Jablonski's Emerging Tech blog.