Archive October 2016

Engineering Talks – The first heart Tal Golesworthy saved was his own

7 months ago — 1 min read

https://www.ted.com/talks/tal_golesworthy_how_i_repaired_my_own_heart?language=en The first heart Tal Goldsworthy, a British engineer, saved was his own. Golesworthy was born with a condition called...

Computer simulations reveals how the Moons huge Orientale Crater formed

7 months ago — 3.5 min read

A collaboration between Imperial College London and Brown University has allowed Scientists to create a new model of how they...

Aston Martin newest product is a whopping 1.25 acres and will cost over $1,000 per square foot

7 months ago — 1.5 min read

Aston Martin have just revealed their latest project - and it is huge (at least compared to the sleek cars...

Engineering Talks – Jay Foreman on “The History of Every London Airport”

7 months ago — 0.5 min read

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AbAal7jIWQ4&list=RDAbAal7jIWQ4#t=16 Heathrow might be the hot topic of the week, but the history of the UK's air infrastructure is (honestly!)...

Tiny crystals & nanowires join forces to split water

7 months ago — 2.5 min read

Scientists are working on a new technology which uses nanowires and crystals to split water into its oxygen and hydrogen,...

Cambridge Engineers have created a transistor that functions for years without a battery

7 months ago — 4 min read

Engineers at the University of Cambridge have created a new design for transistors that can operate on ‘scavenged’ energy from...

Drones might soon be able to re-charge mid-flight thanks to Engineers at Imperial College London

7 months ago — 4.5 min read

Engineers at Imperial College London have showcased an efficient method for wirelessly transferring power to a drone mid-flight. Excitingly the...

Watch Live – Schiaparelli Lander hopes to “crush it” with soft landing on Mars later today

7 months ago — 4.5 min read

The Schiaparelli Lander, part of the European-Russian ExoMars 2016 mission, is going to be touching down on Mars at 1448...

First British trial of Self-Driving Vehicle a success

7 months ago — 2.5 min read

The first trial of self-driving vehicles in a public space is being heralded as a success. The demonstration, run in...

Bola Fatimilehin, Head of Diversity at Royal Academy of Engineering, on Diversity in Engineering

7 months ago — 0.5 min read

Black History Month have just published a fantastic interview with Bola Fatimilehin, Head of Diversity at Royal Academy of Engineering....

Engineers showcase ‘Living Brick’ that might transform the way we live and work.

7 months ago — 3 min read

Engineers from the University of the West of England (UWE), Bristol, have showcased a 'Living Brick' in Venice. The bricks...

“Wonderlab” interactive gallery launches at London’s Science Museum

8 months ago — 3 min read

London's Science Museum is celebrating the opening of its newest permanent exhibition - the Wonderlab. The new £6 million space...

Engineering Graduate raises £80k to launch magnetically-controlled pencil

8 months ago — 1 min read

The world's first 'magnetically-controlled pencil' has just gone into production after an award-winning graduate from the University of the West...

Engineering Talks – Dr Steve Melia on “Urban Transport Without the Hot Air”

8 months ago — 3 min read

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v7o7A6m2sG0 Senior Lecturer in Transport and Planning at the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol), Dr Steve Melia,...

Loughborough University Opens its doors for Gas Turbine Aerodynamics Open Day

8 months ago — 1 min read

Are you an existing Engineering student thinking about a PhD? The EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Gas Turbine Aerodynamics...

Blue Origin ace experimental escape system test

8 months ago — 3 min read

Blue Origin, Amazon CEO's Jeff Bezos space-flight company, has aced tests for an experimental safety manoeuvre that would save human...

Dive into the detail of Tidal Lagoon Powers plan for Swansea’s tidal lagoon

8 months ago — 2 min read

Earlier this week we looked at Tidal Lagoon Power's plans for Swansea's tidal lagoon. Today, TLP has released more detail...

GWR celebrates 40 years of the Inter-City 125

8 months ago — 2 min read

October 4th, 1976 marked the first High-Speed Train (HST) Inter-City 125 passenger service started running between London, Bristol and South...