Archive May 2017

Volvo says no to diesel engines. The future is electric!

3 years ago — Quick Read

Shocking news - Volvo Cars CEO Håkan Samuelsson has said that the future for Volvo is one with "no more diesel engines".

Air Force Academy cadet creates bullet-stopping gravy body armour

3 years ago — Quick Read

After a year of research and 20 attempts to get the material right, an Air Force Academy cadet has developed goo which can enhance existing types of body armour. The...

The James Webb Space Telescope Primary Mirror is being Prepared for Testing

3 years ago — Quick Read

NASA has released a stunning image of the James Webb Space Telescope Primary Mirror being prepared for testing at Johnson Space Center The image above shows the towering primary mirror...

Elon Musk shares test footage of the “The Boring Company’s” electric slide

3 years ago — Long Read

Elon Musk is best known for work with SpaceX and Tesla - but his latest venture launched in late 2016. "The Boring Company" aim to "solve the problem of soul-destroying...

SpaceX achieve total mission success launching its heaviest geostationary orbital payload yet

3 years ago — Quick Read

A Falcon-9 rocket has successfully launched SpaceX heaviest geostationary orbital payload yet. The rocket blasted a 6070kg (13,380 lb) Inmarsat communication satellite into orbit from Florida's Kennedy Space Center at...

World Penguin Day 2017: How Engineering combined with ‘people power’

3 years ago — Quick Read

Last month saw World Penguin Day on April 25th. If you think Engineering has very little to do with Penguins; you would be wrong.