Photo credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 by David M. Sykes, Vice Chair, The Quiet Coalition Here’s some real buzz from NASA: they’ve launched a robotic helicopter on Mars. The old Zen koan needs a re-write: "What is the sound of one hand clapping?" Now it’s: "What is the sound of a robot helicopter on
Photo credit: NASA's Langley Research Center by Daniel Fink, MD, Chair, The Quiet Coalition This report on NewAtlas discusses NASA research on a quiet airplane wing. The research uses a wind tunnel and a model airplane to determine the effects of new designs on noise. As the report notes, people usually think of jet engine
by David M. Sykes, Vice Chair, The Quiet Coalition How do we get to a cleaner, quieter America? Picture an America where the most egregious sources of pollution, transportation--whether road, air, or rail--run significantly cleaner and quieter. Today, the energy sources that propel the mobility on which we depend are petro-fueled, noisy, and dirty. Ending
Imagine flying to New York to London in 3 hours and in silence. NASA is working to make your dream come true with a "quiet" supersonic jet.