Archive October 2016

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

2 years ago — 2 min read

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

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

2 years ago — 2.5 min read

The Schiaparelli Lander, part of the European-Russian ExoMars 2016 mission, is going to be touching down on Mars at 1448 GMT today using a soft-landing technique that utilises a novel...

First British trial of Self-Driving Vehicle a success

2 years ago — 1 min read

The first trial of self-driving vehicles in a public space is being heralded as a success. The demonstration, run in Milton Keynes by Transport Systems Catapult (TSC), marks the end...

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

2 years 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. Bola is responsible for the RAENG's programme to increase diversity...

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

2 years ago — 1.5 min read

Engineers from the University of the West of England (UWE), Bristol, have showcased a 'Living Brick' in Venice. The bricks contain a microbial fuel cell filled with natural -potentially programmable-...

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

2 years ago — 1.5 min read

London's Science Museum is celebrating the opening of its newest permanent exhibition - the Wonderlab. The new £6 million space in The Statoil Gallery which will act as a new...