Engineering Aerospace, Defence & Marine

NASA Eyes Far Side of Moon for Giant Radio Telescope

1 hour ago — Quick Read

NASA believes that a radio telescope on the far side of the Moon might be perfect for alien hunting. NASA has announced it is funding research for a giant radio...

Hybrid aircraft completes test flight

4 weeks ago — Quick Read

French startup VoltAero has successfully completed its first test flight.

Race to the bottom of the sea – the little known heroes of the 20th-century’s ‘inner space race’

2 months ago — Deep Dive

On January 23 1960, Jacques Piccard and Don Walsh climbed into an undersea craft called Trieste and dived nearly 11 kilometres to the deepest point in the ocean – the...

Will Electric planes solve flying’s CO₂ problem?

5 months ago — Deep Dive

The UK government plans to ban the sale of new conventional petrol and diesel cars by 2040. Clearly the plan is for all citizens to be driving electric or hybrid-electric...

Romanian Engineer Creates Flying Saucer

8 months ago — Long Read

A Romanian engineer has created a working flying saucer. Seriously. Razvan Sabie, inventor of the ADIFO (All-DIrectional Flying Object) says his flying machine is designed "to change the actual paradigm...

A recycling station could be cleaning up in Earth orbit by 2050

8 months ago — Deep Dive

Space junk: a recycling station could be cleaning up in Earth orbit by 2050 There are about 22,000 large objects orbiting the Earth, including working and broken satellites and bits...