Chinese researchers want to use garbage to fuel high-tech missiles and aircraft. Is that even possible?

The scientists designed a process that could convert agricultural biowaste, plant scraps from agriculture and timber harvesting, into quality jet fuel, which may help reduce carbon dioxide emissions from airplanes and rockets.

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Five-seater, all-electric and jet-powered air taxi makes its first test flight in Munich, Germany.

Lilium, the Munich-based startup developing a revolutionary on-demand air taxi service has unveiled its five-seater, all-electric air taxi prototype. In an announcement last week, the German startup said that its jet-powered air taxi has just completed its maiden flight.

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OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERANew York to London in half an hour? Just sign me up for the Screemr. The new supersonic plane concept, dubbed Skreemr, could be the passenger airliner of the future. Getting you from New York to London in just half an hour with a top speed of Mach 10, which is 10 times the speed of sound, or around 8,000 miles per hour, it will make the Atlantic seem more like a lake than an ocean.
The jet concept is the brainchild of Charles Bombardier, a Canadian engineer and inventor who describes in details his futuristic prototype designs in the Canadian newspaper The Globe and Mail. More »