Archive February 2018

Cambridge leads the charge to use Graphene in zero gravity

13 hours ago — 1.5 min read

Cambridge researchers have been using the 'vomit comet' to test graphene’s application in space. Graphene has the potential to open thousands of new opportunities in material science and could transform...

Boring Company gets go ahead to start digging in Washington, DC

2 days ago — 0.5 min read

The Boring Company - Elon Musk’s tunnel project - has received government approval to start building underground in Washington DC. Washington, DC’s Department of Transportation issued a preliminary permit that...

Dyson’s First Electric Vehicle Might Skip Using A Solid-State Battery

6 days ago — 1 min read

A new report from the Financial Times has cast doubt that Dyson will be able to start producing an electric vehicle with a solid-state battery by 2020. James Dyson addresses...

Engineering Talks – River Monitoring in Cold Regions

6 days ago — 0.5 min read

Joey Simoes - a masters student in the Department of Civil Engineering, University of Manitoba - has created a short video that explains in under one minute his thesis.

This stunning photo shows a single atom trapped by electric fields

1 week ago — 1 min read

This remarkable photo shows a single atom trapped by electric fields. The image was shot by David Nadlinger, at the University of Oxford. The photograph was taken through a window...

Engineering Talks – Ruth Amos on The Problem, How I Solved It, and Where it Has Taken Me

1 week ago — 0.5 min read

How does a GCSE project turn into a design company with international reach? Touching on the themes of young ambition, fear, common sense, education and entrepreneurship, Ruth recounts the extraordinary...