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    NRL is the corporate research laboratory for the Navy and Marine Corps and conducts a broad program of scientific research, technology and advanced development. NRL has served the Navy and the nation for 90 years and continues to meet the complex technological challenges of today's world.

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    September 17, 2014
    An interdisciplinary team at NRL has received the Japan Society of Applied Physics 2014 Outstanding Paper Award. The award is only given to a select group of papers that present excellent achievement in applied physics and are published in the last 24 months in Japan Society of Applied Physics journals.
    September 9, 2014
    The Administrator met with NRL leadership and employees at the laboratory's headquarters for a first-hand look at the Navy's space program facilities and collaborative research aiding NASA in achieving its mission goals.
    September 5, 2014
    NRL scientist Dr. John Carr is part of an international team that has discovered what they believe is evidence of a planet forming around a star known as HD 100546 located about 335 light years from Earth.
    September 3, 2014
    When a satellite is launched into space, there's sometimes room on the rocket for a few mini satellites to hitch a ride, too. Adam Thurn, an Aerospace Engineer at the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL), has invented a nichrome burn wire mechanism for these CubeSats, as they're called, to deploy something once in orbit. "This is developed as a low-cost, simple mechanism that would do different deployables on a satellite like that," he says.
    August 26, 2014
    On 15 of its vehicles, Fire Department New York (FDNY) can now automatically see which firefighters are nearby from the onboard computer and relay that information to the city's Operations Center. The system was invented by David DeRieux of the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) Space Systems, along with Michael Manning of Manning RF and in close partnership with FDNY.

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