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NRL Celebrates 99 Years of Innovation; Looks Ahead to Second Century of Discovery
By U.S. Naval Research Laboratory Corporate Communicaations | July 1, 2022
The U.S. Naval Research Laboratory’s (NRL) Centennial celebration culminates with the 100th anniversary of its founding on July 2, 2023.
NRL Announces the Washington Metropolitan Quantum Network Research Consortium (DC-QNet)
By Paul Cage, U.S. Naval Research Laboratory Corporate Communications | June 27, 2022
To advance quantum network capabilities and leadership, the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) announces work with five other U.S. Government agencies to establish the Washington Metropolitan Quantum Network Research Consortium (DC-Qnet) to create, demonstrate and operate a quantum network as a regional testbed May 18.
NRL at Astronomy Festival on the National Mall
By Michelle Patten, U.S. Naval Research Laboratory Corporate Communications | June 22, 2022
U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) astronomers and researchers will showcase space-related programs and technologies, during the Astronomy Festival on the National Mall (AFNM) June 25 from 6 to 11 p.m. EDT.
NRL Scientists, Researchers Recipients of 2022 Dr. Delores Etter Awards
By Paul Cage, U.S. Naval Research Laboratory Corporate Communications | June 21, 2022
A group of U.S. Naval Research Laboratory scientists recently won the Assistant Secretary of the Navy Research, Development and Acquisition (RD&A) Dr. Delores M. Etter Top Scientists and Engineers for the Year 2022 Award in individual and team categories.
NRL CIRCE Spacecraft to be Part of Historic U.K. Launch
By Paul Cage, U.S. Naval Research Laboratory Corporate Communications | June 7, 2022
Space Systems Command is partnering with Virgin Orbit National Systems, a U.S.-incorporated, wholly-owned subsidiary to Virgin Orbit, to launch Coordinated Ionospheric Reconstruction CubeSat Experiment (CIRCE). The satellites, twin 6U CubeSats funded by the ONR’s Space Weather S&T program with the launch supported by the DoD Space Test Program, will fly in a circular orbit at 555 km (344 miles) altitude in a lead/trail formation 300-500 km (186-310 miles) apart in the same orbit plane to measure Earth’s ionosphere and particle radiation environment.
NRL, SAFCell sign CRADA for exploration of new class of solid acid proton conductors
By Paul Cage, U.S. Naval Research Laboratory Corporate Communications | May 10, 2022
Under the terms and within the scope of the agreement, SAFCell will provide expertise and guidance for the development and testing of a new class of borosulfate solid acid intermediate-temperature proton-conducting materials, and evaluate these experimental electrolytes in electrochemical cells.
NRL Scientist Searches for Gravitational Waves From Monster Black Holes
By Paul Cage, U.S. Naval Research Laboratory Corporate Communications | May 4, 2022
A U.S. Naval Research Laboratory researcher is leading the way in helping understand gravitational waves generated by supermassive black holes in a new way.
NRL Tech Transfer Continues Forging Partnerships With Sherwin-Williams
By Paul Cage, U.S. Naval Research Laboratory Corporate Communications | May 2, 2022
The U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) Technology Transfer Office plays an important role in demonstrating NRL as a leader in technology innovation. Recently, NRL entered into a Limited Government Purpose License (GPL) with The Sherwin-Williams Company.
NRL attends 2022 Association for Uncrewed Vehicle Systems International XPONENTIAL
By U.S. Naval Research Laboratory, Corporate Communications | April 22, 2022
NRL attends 2022 Association for Uncrewed Vehicle Systems International XPONENTIAL
NRL Conducts Successful Terrestrial Microwave Power Beaming Demonstration
By Paul Cage, U.S. Naval Research Laboratory Corporate Communications | April 20, 2022
A team of researchers from the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory recently demonstrated the feasibility of terrestrial microwave power beaming by transmitting 1.6 kilowatts of power over 1 kilometer (km) at the U.S. Army Research Field in Blossom Point, Md., the most significant power beaming demonstration in nearly 50 years.

 
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