Fringe Science, New Discoveries and Developments

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

One charge would be enough to power vehicle from London to Edinburgh

Cambridge chemists make breakthrough with “ultimate” battery

Breakthrough battery could power all future electric cars

Russia’s New Ray Gun To Blind Enemies In Syria

Russia’s New Ray Gun To Blind Enemies In Syria

Russia has just unveiled its cutting-edge weapon in Syria

New era beckons for supersonic air travel

A new generation of supersonic passenger jets is on the drawing board and some may be making maiden their flight as early as 2021

Iran Unveils New Super Hi-Tech Torpedo

Iran Unveils New Super Hi-Tech Torpedo

Iran has unveiled a new high-speed torpedo capable of travelling underwater at 100 meters a second (360km/h)

Chinese military could soon disable sensors on enemy missiles

Chinese military could soon disable sensors on enemy missiles

Using suitcase-sized device after ‘groundbreaking’ study on ultrafast lasers

Drones Armed With High-Energy Lasers May Arrive In 2017

The company that makes the Predator and Reaper drones, is undertaking a privately funded study to integrate a 150-kilowatt solid-state laser onto its latest drones

US Air Force Will Soon Unveil Next Super Bomber to Replace Cold War Machines

The US Air Force is getting ready to announce the winner of a multibillion-dollar contract to build a new generation of long-distance bombers

China's largest self-developed unmanned combat aerial vehicle, or combat drone, makes its first flight in Gansu Province in northwest China

China’s Largest Drone, The Rainbow 5, Makes Its Maiden Flight

Equipped with powerful wall-penetrating radar, the CH-5 UAV is seen as comparable to the U.S. Reaper drone

Dreadnought 2015. Click to enlarge

HMS Hi-tech, the Warship of the Future

Royal Navy’s Dreadnought 2050 has space-age control room, ‘see-through’ hull and a crew of just 50

MAKS: Is Russia developing an F-35-hunting UAV?

MAKS: Is Russia developing an F-35-hunting UAV?

Russia is reportedly developing an unmanned drone specifically designed to target the latest generation of U.S. warplanes

New Russian Sukhoi PAK Missile For Fifth-Generation Stealth Fighters To Exceed Mach 3.5

Latest Russian Sukhoi T-50 stealth fighter to be armed with a new generation of high-speed missiles. Includes video of T-50 at MAKS airshow

China Conducts Fifth Test of Hypersonic Glide Vehicle

Successful test of vehicle of traveling at ten times the speed of sound. Displayed new capability in manoeuvring at hypersonic speeds

Inflatable space elevator 20 times taller than Burj Khalifa planned by Canadian company

If and when plans come to fruition, it will be possible to take an elevator into orbit

Artists conception of Boeing's XS-1 spaceplane

Hypersonic spaceplane could fly at 10 times the speed of sound

Contracts awarded for reusable space plane capable of flying up to ten times the speed of sound

Airbus patents supersonic plane that could hit Mach 4.5

Dubbed the “Son of Concorde” the plane would fly between London and New York in an hour

Star Trek Enterprise used warp drive

Nasa’s ‘impossible’ fuel-free thrusters DO work

German scientists confirm viability of super-fast space travel that could slash a journey to the moon down to 4 HOURS

Russia’s New Super Weapon Can Switch Off Electronics On Guided Missiles

Reports suggest that Russia has developed a game-changing weapon that can neutralise most if not all of the West’s most advanced weapons

The F-35: expected to become the mainstay of U.S. air power in the decades ahead.

Test Pilot Admits the F-35 Can’t Dogfight

America’s latest fighter is not only over budget and behind schedule, it is also reportedly dead meat in air-to-air combat

Taxpayer funded trial of GM wheat ends in a £3million failure

Supporters hoped the trial would win over a sceptical public. Instead the failure has only added to growing doubts

Russian Deputy Prime Minister: GMOs Will Not be Tolerated

Unlike their Western counterparts, Russia’s political leaders seem adamantly opposed to GMOs