Archive September 2017

Mushroom House is the best shed of 2017

1 year ago — 2.5 min read

Congratulations to Ben Swanborough who's Mushroom House has nabbed the coveted 'Shed of the Year' award. The Mushroom House (aka The Mushroom Shed), designed Ben, was declared the winner of...

Engineers propose new method to stabilise next-generation fusion plasmas

1 year ago — 1.5 min read

Engineers have gained fresh insight into so-call 'Alfvén eigenmodes' which could bring cheap fusion power one step closer to a reality. This unstable, wave-like disturbance are produced by fusion reactions...

Infographic — How Engineering Is Providing Solutions for Clean Water

1 year ago — 4.5 min read

According to 2016 research by the Water Research Foundation, the average household uses over 300 gallons of water every day, with indoor water usage accounting for about 70 percent of...

Juno Mission Unlocks the Mysterious Auroras of Jupiter

1 year ago — 2 min read

Up to now the dynamics of Jupiter’s atmosphere was a mystery to scientists. The gas giants atmosphere is the largest in the Solar System, spanning 3,000 miles in altitude, and...

Eleanor Stride becomes Royal Academy of Engineering fellow

1 year ago — 3.5 min read

Born to Engineer star Eleanor Stride joined 53 others, from robotics to other nano-drug experts, to become one of this year's new Royal Academy of Engineering fellows. Professor Stride said...

Skybolt 2 – The Largest rocket in Britain Launched Successfully from Northumberland

1 year ago — 1.5 min read

Skybolt 2 blasted off mid-morning today from a Ministry of Defence facility in northern England on an eventual mission to take travellers to the edge of space.