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NASA’s treasure chest of freely available resources isn’t just good for your laptop’s wallpaper. Last week, they released 56 of their previously patented technologies into the public domain for anybody to use. Along with this news, NASA also announced their new searchable database that contains over 1,000 expired patents already in the public domain. Users can now can easily search through patent categories including robotics, information technology and software, communications, electronics, environment, materials, power generation, propulsion, medicine, and biotechnology.
Based on low-cost, commercially available components, the EFI system uses measurement of very low-current, human-safe electric fields to construct a three-dimensional image of objects and people based on their dielectric properties.
Electrical field imaging sensors
You know how in Star Trek they can scan for life signs ?
originally posted by: Terminal1
a reply to: intrptr
I wonder (in silliness) if someone will develop a way to use the basis of such tech for ghost hunting.
Based on low-cost, commercially available components,…
The capabilities of ufos don't seem to fall short of Trek Tech, that's what I liken them to though
The thingy I saw one night was level flight just below the mountain tops, bisecting the valley floor at constant speed, all the way down to the end of the valley. It was technical and not of this earth. I had the distinct impression it was scanning the 'biomass' for lack of a better term, for just that reason. I imagine the sensor suite recorded living beings, energy output, pollution, etc. I imagined this from watching it, its flight path and purpose would seem useless for any other reason.
The modifications are rigid open lattice (honeycomb-like) and fin structures (closely packed columns) that delay the formation of a noise-generating vortex at the flap side edge.