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03/26/2015
DARPA today released Breakthrough Technologies for National Security, a biennial report summarizing the Agency’s historical mission, current and evolving focus areas and recent transitions of DARPA-developed technologies to the military Services and other sectors. The report’s release coincided with testimony by DARPA Director Arati Prabhakar before the Emerging Threats and Capabilities Subcommittee of the House Armed Services Committee, at a hearing entitled “Department of Defense Fiscal Year 2016 Science and Technology Programs: Laying the Groundwork to Maintain Technological Superiority.”
07/28/2015
But most of all, the intellectual chemistry of 1,000 scientists, engineers and other innovators all under one roof, hearing from leaders in fields ranging from artificial intelligence and quantum physics to microbial communication and satellite flocks … learning about work at the edges of discovery and the implications of advances that are bubbling at the intersections of technology’s fastest-changing disciplines.
09/09/2015
Today marks the start of "Wait, What? A Future Technology Forum"--DARPA's groundbreaking foray into emerging technologies and how those technologies are likely to change our world in the years ahead. The event, which is taking place in St. Louis, is being attended by more than 1,200 engineers, scientists and other innovators from big and small companies, universities, government and private research laboratories and other crucibles of ingenuity, with the goal of sharing and generating new ideas at the boundaries of today’s technological capabilities.
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09/09/2015
The honors marked the culmination of a half-day DARPA Rising event organized by DARPA to connect with and celebrate especially promising early-career scientists and engineers. The three selectees were among 54 researchers from across the country that DARPA program managers have identified as DARPA Risers: up-and-coming standouts in their fields, capable of discovering and leveraging innovative opportunities for technological surprise—the heart of DARPA’s national security mission.
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10/21/2015
Today—October 21, 2015—is famous in popular culture as the date 30 years in the future when Marty McFly and Doc Brown arrive in their time-traveling DeLorean in the movie “Back to the Future Part II.” The film got some things right about 2015, including in-home videoconferencing and devices that recognize people by their voices and fingerprints. But it also predicted trunk-sized fusion reactors, hoverboards and flying cars—game-changing technologies that, despite the advances we’ve seen in so many fields over the past three decades, still exist only in our imaginations.