Archive February 2018

This stunning photo shows a single atom trapped by electric fields

1 year 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 year 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...

“This is Engineering” – How the Royal Academy of Engineering is re-branding Engineering for the 21st Century

1 year ago — 1 min read

The Royal Academy of Engineering has launched "This is Engineering". The new campaign has been designed by The Royal Academy of Engineering to change perceptions of Engineering.

“Managing Motorways in the Sky” – John Wheal is Born to Engineer.

1 year ago — 0.5 min read

It was a school visit to an airport that first got a 14 year old John Wheal thinking about all of the complex systems that have to work together to...

10 Things To Know About SpaceX’s powerful Falcon Heavy

1 year ago — 2.5 min read

SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy successfully launched from Cape Canaveral, Florida, yesterday afternoon carrying Elon Musk’s red Tesla Roadster towards Mars. Highlights of the launch 'event' included both booster rockets touching down...

SpaceX just got permission from the US government to launch a Tesla Roadster toward Mars

1 year ago — 1 min read

SpaceX is test launching its Falcon Heavy rocket for the first time this Tuesday and Elon Musk has confirmed he is putting his own Tesla Roadster on top as a...