Fringe Science, New Discoveries and Developments

Cutting edge research, science that defies conventional parameters and new technologies

F-117 Nighthawk stealth fighter. Click to enlarge

The end of stealth? New Chinese radar capable of detecting ‘invisible’ targets 100km away

New Chinese radar could make U.S. military stealth technology redundant.

Video of live fire tests of the Russian T-50 stealth fighter’s 30 mm gun appears online

Video of live fire tests of the Russian T-50 stealth fighter’s 30 mm gun appears online

Russia’s state-of-the-art T-50 stealth fighter in final phase of testing before entering service

Valleys much younger than well-known ancient valley networks on Mars are evident near the informally named "Heart Lake" on Mars. Click to enlarge

Ancient lakes on Mars suggest the red planet could have hosted life

More recent discoveries on the Martian surface indicate that it once contained the necessary conditions for life

Creating Frankenstein Monsters in the Laboratory

Creating Frankenstein Monsters in the Laboratory

A mentor once remarked that modern science was “satanic”. In view of developments in genetic engineering it’s worth asking if GM scientists are actually usurping the creator?

US Air Force Grounds F-35s It Just Declared Ready for War

Crumbling insulation in avionics cooling lines is the latest problem to ground the most expensive arms project in the Pentagon’s history

Sukhoi T-50 fifth generation multirole fighter. Click to enlarge

Russia Defense Ministry Unveils First Video of Amazing Next Gen T-50 Fighter Jet

Features video of Russia’s latest fifth generation multirole fighter

Russian Su-30. Click to enlarge

WORST NIGHTMARE for US Air Force !!! Sukhoi Su-30 Military Aircraft

A look at one of Russia’s star fighters the Su-30

What Makes Russia’s New Tu-160M2 Blackjack Supersonic Bomber Special

What Makes Russia’s New Tu-160M2 Blackjack Supersonic Bomber Special

The upgraded variant of the Soviet Blackjack bomber is scheduled to begin test flights in 2018

How Your Mind Co-creates Reality Holographically

How Your Mind Co-creates Reality Holographically

Some interesting perspectives on consciousness, quantum physics and perception

Why NATO Should Fear Russia's Terminator 2 Fighting Vehicle

Why NATO Should Fear Russia’s Terminator 2 Fighting Vehicle

Designed as a fighting vehicle to support the T-14 main battle tank, the ominously named the Terminator-three has no equivalent in the West

China’s new stealth fighter another step toward completion

China’s new fifth generation stealth fighter could become operational in the next two years. Includes video

Canada may become the first country to ditch the F-35 fighter jet

If Canada pulls out it will put greater strain on other participants in the program. Meaning others may follow Canada in abandoning the project

Artist impression of Russia's hypersonic stealth bomber. Click to enlarge

Russia’s new stealth bomber will reportedly be capable of launching nukes from space

Called the PAK-DA strategic bomber, the hypersonic aircraft — which won’t be visible to radar — could take to the skies within 5 years

A Ka-52 Alligator attack helicopter, part of Russia's resurgent defence capability. Click to enlarge

DEADLY FAST Russian military Ka 52 Alligator Attack Helicopter

A look at Russia’s Ka-52, new generation scout-attack helicopter

China's military gets boost with huge new transport plane

China’s military gets boost with huge new transport plane

Capable of flying 8,000 kilometres when carrying 40 tons of freight, the Y-20 will give China the ability to project its military power far beyond its shores

A Skylon in flight with a cutaway of the SABRE engine. Click to enlarge

European Space Agency backs ‘revolutionary’ Sabre engine

4,000mph hypersonic plane that could take passengers from London to Sydney in FOUR HOURS moves closer to takeoff

The F-35s Fatal Flaw: It Might Need to Win a Dogfight (But Can’t)

The F-35 has been touted as the mainstay for Western air power for decades to come. Trouble is it has one major deficiency: it cannot dogfight

Russian Su-24 conducts simulated strike on USS Donald Cook. Click to enlarge

How Russia’s Edge in Electronic Warfare Could ‘Ground’ the U.S. Air Force

Encounters in the Black Sea seem to confirm that Russia has the ability to completely disable U.S. radars and electronic defence systems. Includes video

Retired United States Air Force Colonel Gene Lee, in a flight simulator, takes part in simulated air combat versus artificial intelligence technology developed by a team comprised of industry, US Air Force and University of Cincinnati representatives. Click to enlarge

The US Air Force’s and Navy’s New ‘Top Gun’ is an AI

Veteran fighter pilots hail ‘aggressive and dynamic’ software after losing to it repeatedly in simulated dogfights

Russia Defense Report: PAK-FA Nearing Service Entry

Russia’s fifth-generation multi-role fighter due to enter service in little more than a year