Posts by: Alex Millward

Swarming: A Team Sport for UAVs

UAVs have revolutionized the way countries and governments gather information and conduct reconnaissance, among many other things.  No longer are we required to put boots on the ground in dangerous countries or have the Coast Guard venture into dangerous disaster areas to enact rescue missions.  With the development of UAVs, controllable from vast distances, the […]

Gliding- Parlor Trick, or Vanishing Act?

Being incapable of natural flight, humans have always had their imaginations teased by the animals that take to the skies. Of all the flight methods, gliding is one that upon first-sight seems to defy logic; after all, how can something that has obvious weight just stay in flight without thrust and no immediate source of […]