An NPS initiative that brings forward new and potentially game-changing thinking developed by NPS faculty and students to address grand challenges in American national security.

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  • Marine Corps Students Share Their Big Ideas During Latest BIX [video] 

    Naval Postgraduate School (U.S.) (Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, California, 2018-05-25);
    During the latest NPS Big Ideas Exchange (BIX), several U.S. Marine Corps students took center stage to provide their peers with an in-depth view of their own contributions to the game-changing research underway on the ...
  • Big Ideas Exchange: New Directions for Defense [video] 

    Arquilla, John; Strawser, Bradley; Denning, Peter J.; Lyons, Todd; Naval Postgraduate School (Monterey, California: Naval Postgraduate School, 2016-12-21);
    The latest NPS Big Ideas Exchange showcases five NPS speakers that bring forward new and potentially game-changing ideas to address grand challenges in American national security. Presentations focus on innovation in the ...
  • New Directions For Defense, A Big Ideas Special Event: The Next Big Bang, with Joseph Hooper [video] 

    Hooper, Joseph; Naval Postgraduate School (Monterey, California: Naval Postgraduate School, 2016-12);
    A burning aluminum cube releases much more energy than a detonating TNT cube. What if we could force aluminum to burn very rapidly? Next generation weapons may pack a bigger bang in a smaller package by clever use of metal ...
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