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Much Ado About Nanotubes

Great news! Nanotube technology is here to stay! And, physicists tell us that this world of ultra-small atomic tubular structures is soon going to revolutionize our lives in the form of micromachinery...Think small...really, really small. Physicist John Pazik at the Office of Naval Research and his...

April 01, 2002

Rocket Science Leads to Discovery About Whale Hearing

New scans are providing detailed three-dimensional replicas of a whale’s hearing anatomy using a breakthrough method developed by marine biologists sponsored by the Office of Naval Research and the Chief of Naval Operations Environmental Readiness Division (N45).

November 23, 2009

Crawler Reconnaissance

It can follow a search instruction plan, classify, and map underwater mines in turbulent ocean surf zones. It travels about 6 feet per second on land, and about 2 feet per second in the water.

July 08, 2003

A different kind of spin cycle

We're used to hearing about spin-offs, but what about spin-outs and spin-ins? Naval laboratories get scores of patents every year. What do you do with all that intellectual property? Ideally, and as long as the technology isn't sensitive, you'd like to spin it out to other users, including commercial industry.

February 07, 2003

Sound Off! The Navy, Hearing Protection and Mobile Devices

The Office of Naval Research (ONR) is sponsoring the development of a new app to help warfighters learn about hearing protection on their mobile Android devices.

January 31, 2017

'Tech Talk' with Tracy Frost

The following is a transcript from the Office of Naval Research's online Tech Talk series with Tracy Frost who answered questions about ONR's SBIR program.

January 01, 2010

'Tech Talk' with Keith Hammack

In this transcript from the Office of Naval Research's online series, Tech Talk, deputy manager Keith Hammack answers questions about ONR's autonomous ground vehicles.

January 01, 2010

ONR Demonstrates Technology Tools, Scientific Outreach at Sea-Air-Space Show

Representatives from the Office of Naval Research, the Naval Research Laboratory and the Marine Corps Warfighting Laboratory will talk about research efforts and ongoing projects at the Sea Air Space Exposition in National Harbor, Md.

April 13, 2012

Media Opportunity: Navy S&T on display at New York City Fleet Week 2006

Please join the Office of Naval Research on board the USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) to learn about some of the exciting technologies being developed for the Navy and Marine Corps.

May 18, 2006

'Tech Talk' with Dr. Mike Traweek

On Sept. 29, Dr. Michael Traweek answered questions about flow noise on Facebook and Twitter. See a transcript.

January 01, 2010