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Army-Supported MIT Research Explores How Clothing Fibers Can Transmit Data; James Burgess Quoted

Data-Capable Fibers

The U.S. Army has helped the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) produce a fiber that could allow for data transmission when sewed into soldier uniforms. ISN researchers tested the fiber's memory capacity by storing in it a 767-kilobit video file and a 0.48-megabyte audio file. The research also found that the fiber can be washed at least 10 times.

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NASA Renews TRISH Space Health Research Institution; Dorit Donoviel Quoted

Dorit Donoviel

NASA has decided to renew and continue funding a Houston Texas-based research institute that focuses on technologies that maintain astronaut health. The Translational Research Institute for Space Health (TRISH) will receive funds worth $134.6 million between 2022 and 2028 for its continued operation. NASA's decision to renew TRISH follows the institute's successful program review in December 2020.

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Air Force, MIT Partner to Develop AI Tech; Share Relevant Data; Maj. David Jacobs, Derek Eichin Quoted

Air Force

A partnership between the U.S. Air Force and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has begun to address national and military challenges related to the use of artificial intelligence. The USAF-MIT AI Accelerator brings together students, scientists, engineers and airmen to develop AI systems that the military and society can quickly implement, USAF said Monday.

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NASA Satellite Discovers 66 New Planets

NASA TESS

The Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS), a NASA spacecraft designed to identify new planets, has scanned 75 percent of visible space and detected 66 new planets outside the solar system. This milestone marks the completion of TESS' primary mission and allows the satellite to make additional surveys on the south region under an extended mission.

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Air Force Launches ‘AI Accelerator’ Effort to Drive Collaborative Tech Dev’t; Capt. Lindsey McEvoy Quoted

Artificial Intelligence

The U.S. Air Force has partnered with Lincoln Labs and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) for a three-year accelerator program aimed at helping the service branch speed up its artificial intelligence development initiatives.

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University of Arizona to Build, Operate Quantum Network Center Under $51M NSF Grant; CQN Director Saikat Guha

NSF

The National Science Foundation (NSF) will award a potential 10-year, $50.6 million grant to the University of Arizona for work to manage a new engineering research center. The Center for Quantum Networks will tackle the creation of an internet-like network specifically designed to link quantum computers.

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USAF-MIT R&D Partnership to Tackle AI Tech

The U.S. Air Force has contracted the Massachusetts Institute of Technology to perform research and development on artificial intelligence technologies. The institute will work with 11 selected airmen to study, develop and field AI technologies to address national security and real-world issues, USAF said Monday. The service branch will allot $15 million annually for the partnership.

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