Archive February 2019

An ‘Alphabet’ company has created an AI which can predict wind output up to 36 hours in advance

6 months ago — Quick Read

When dealing with renewable tech intermittent power supply is a problem for the national grid. Being able to predict the factors that affect renewable energy - like the wind -...

New carbon capture technique turns CO2 ‘back into coal’

6 months ago — Long Read

A team of Australia scientists have used a new technique to turn CO2 back into solid “coal”. The breakthrough method could potentially help remove existing greenhouse gas from our atmosphere....

Japan’s Hayabusa-2 spacecraft reveals touch down marks

6 months ago — Quick Read

The Japanese space agency (Jaxa) has just released new images from Hayabusa-2 showing a dark splodge where it touched down on the surface of an asteroid last week. Hayabusa-2 touched...

The University of Cambridge has revealed changing industrial face of UK in a new series of aerial photos

6 months ago — Quick Read

Cambridge Digital Library has released a collection of aerial photographs which act as a historical Google Earth. The archive shows the changing landscape of Britian. Above Heathrow The images are...

What Challenges will the 5G Rollout Bring for Engineers?

6 months ago — Long Read

The primary goal of 5G is to overcome the limitations of the existing 4G network. 5G technology is expected to meet the increasing demand for data and to enable a...

Engineering Podcasts – Engineering Word Of The Day

6 months ago — Quick Read

Something a bit different from other Engineering Podcasts. 'Engineering Word Of The Day' focuses on favourite, fascinating, or funny words and phrases used in various engineering disciplines. The Podcast is...