Engineering Breakthroughs

Top Engineering Videos – Colin Furze

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Colin Furze is probably the UK biggest Youtube Engineering breakout star from Youtube. The shed based inventor pumps out consistently fascinating and crazy contraptions each week. However, in recent months gained press-attention after his battle with his local council resulted in him winning retrospective planning permission for...

Scientists grow plants in Moon soil

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One small step for botanists. One giant eat for mankind. A team of scientists have managed to grow plants in Moon soil for the first time. In a new breakthrough experiment seeds have been germinated in lunar samples. The decade old samples were collected during NASA’s Apollo missions...

Experts Explain – The standard model of particle physics may be broken

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As a physicist working at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at Cern, one of the most frequent questions I am asked is “When are you going to find something?”. Resisting the temptation to sarcastically reply “Aside from the Higgs boson, which won the Nobel Prize, and a whole...

JWST – Fully Focused

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NASA and the ESA have announced that the alignment of the James Webb Space Telescope is now complete. The Space Agencies have confirmed the telescope is now capable of capturing crisp, correctly focused images with each of the crafts 4 onboard science instruments. The announcement marks the...

Large Hadron Collider reboot – the hunt for a fifth force of nature

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The Large Hadron Collider (LHC) restarted today after a three year program of upgrades. The new run of high energy experiments are set to scrutinise findings from the last few years which might hint at another blockbuster discovery. The team at the CERNs Large Hadron Collider (LHC) want...

Wreck of Endurance Discovered

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Endurance - explorer Shackleton's ship - has been found 107 years after it sank, by the search team Endurance22. Endurance was found 3km down on the seabed below the Weddell Sea in good condition. It has been designated as a protected historic site and monument under the Antarctic...