Archive February 2017

Meet Cassie – the highly energy-efficient walking machine

2 years ago — 1 min read

A new startup company, Agility Robotics, has spun off from Oregon State University and successfully introduced Cassie. This unique robot boasts hip joints similar to those found in a human...

#cubesat ISRO launch 104 Satellites to smash the world launch record

2 years ago — 2 min read

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) created history today by launching a record 104 satellites into the earth’s lower orbit from the ISRO space centre at Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh -...

Tesla Break World Acceleration Record for Production Cars

2 years ago — 0.5 min read

Tesla has made automotive history again by breaking the record for the world’s fastest accelerating production vehicle. Tesla already held the world record. The standard Model S accelerated from 0...

Dorothée Pullinger – Ground-breaking female engineer nominated for Scotland’s Hall of Heroes

2 years ago — 1.5 min read

Dorothée Pullinger - an accomplished automobile engineer, racing car driver, entrepreneur and founding member of the Women’s Engineering Society - could become the first woman to be included in the...

Applications for the University of Cambridge “Public Engagement with Research” Awards Open

2 years ago — 1 min read

Applications for this year's University of Cambridge Public Engagement with Research Awards are now open. While the awards are only open for researchers and staff at the University of Cambridge...

Victoria Drummond – Ground-breaking female engineer nominated for Scotland’s Hall of Heroes

2 years ago — 2 min read

Victoria Drummond, Britain’s first female marine engineer, could become the first woman to be included in the Hall of Heroes at The National Wallace Monument in Stirling.