August 30, 2011 - Flooding from Hurricane Irene has required governments at all levels to remain in disaster mode.
August 24, 2011 - The magnitude 5.9 earthquake that struck Tuesday, Aug. 23, in central Virginia was felt far and wide — from New York City to the Carolinas and west to Ohio. Downtown Washington, D.C., was not excluded.
August 23, 2011 - PayPal Founder Peter Thiel predicts full settlement of the first island in 2019 and 10 million floating residents by 2050.
August 16, 2011 - Though the test flight of DARPA’s Falcon Hypersonic Technology Vehicle 2 ended early, some believe the agency will continue to pursue hypersonic flight.
August 9, 2011 - A tornado that hit Joplin, Mo., this spring is estimated to have killed more than 130 people.
August 3, 2011 - Government and industry gather in Sunriver, Ore., for government to recognize its private-sector partners.
August 2, 2011 - DARPA wants to build a short-range wireless power transmission system so troops in the field can charge their portable electronics.
July 28, 2011 - Open data programmers go to Washington, D.C., to promote their efforts and brainstorm potential collaborations with the White House.
July 19, 2011 - NYC residents can use the NYC Solar Map to estimate the solar energy potential for every building in NYC’s five boroughs.
July 12, 2011 - Space shuttle Atlantis lifted off on Friday, July 8 for the shuttle program’s final flight—a 12-day mission to the International Space Station.