In the Service of Soldiers: Raytheon's 2014 Week of Service Honors WarfightersThe tour bus always goes quiet as the granite pillars and archways come into view along 17th Street in Washington D.C. An announcement from the tour guide breaks the silence and tells the old soldiers on board what they already know: They’ve arrived at the National World War II Memorial.
The Phantom Tollbooth: The Surprising Tech Behind Highway Toll LanesThe idea behind automated toll collection seems simple: A car passes through with a transponder, and a radio sensor charges the owner's account.
Still Bringing The Thrills: Behind The Scenes Of Raytheon’s Epcot RideRaytheon, a longtime supporter of education in science, technology, engineering and math, created Sum of All Thrills to show the real-life application of concepts such as angles, velocity and kinetic energy.
Next Generation Tech Puts Air Traffic Ahead Of The WeatherBad weather takes the blame for most air traffic delays, whether it’s a blizzard that is blanketing Buffalo in snow or a Midwestern summer storm that shoots lightning around the airspace.
Smart Mouse: Using Your Grip As Your Computer PasswordThe “Biometric Pressure Grip” is a sensor that measures how hard and how tightly someone holds a mouse, then uses that information as part of a multi-step login process.
The People Who Took Us To The MoonThis year marks the 45th anniversary of the 1969 landing on the moon and the realization of President Kennedy's dream.
For The Love Of ScienceThe school year has begun, and Debra Palmer’s fifth-grade class is learning the usual subjects. There’s some math, some English – and of course, the kids will also design their own underwater robots.
Marriage Made In The Heavens: Storm-Chasing Engineers Share Passion For Extreme WeatherStorm chaser Scott Nicholson remembers the day he first fell in love with extreme weather.
At The Frontiers Of ScienceWorking with the smallest building blocks of the universe, Raytheon’s scientists are creating new substances and computing technology straight from the pages of science fiction.
Education Of A Hacker: One Woman’s JourneyAs a “security aide” typist, Jen Havermann got her first exposure to computers while digging through databases.
Engineering A Love For Science In KidsKevin Jarrett isn’t your typical computer teacher. His students build walls from clay, sand and water. They design parachutes from coffee filters. And it’s perfectly fine if the things they build don’t work the first time.