Engineering Breakthroughs

South Korea to build a car-free $35 billion city

5 days ago — 0.5 min read

South Korea's International Business District (IBD) in Songdo will have everything you would expect from a modern city, without the traffic. The £26 billion district - which will end up...

AI Bot designed to waste spammers time comes online

7 days ago — 0.5 min read

Non-profit organisation Netsafe has launched Re:scam - an email bot designed to combat scammers by wasting their time

Toyota dominates Tokyo Motor Show

3 weeks ago — 1 min read

This week sees the biennial Tokyo Motor Show taking place at the Big Sight exhibition space; and Toyota tooks to be dominating this year's event. The Concept-I The biennial Tokyo...

See-through solar technology represents ‘wave of the future’

4 weeks ago — 0.5 min read

Engineers have developed a transparent solar material which could be used on windows to gather as much energy as bulkier rooftop solar units

Have Engineers Just Discovered the Perfect Spot to Build an Underground Colony on the Moon?

4 weeks ago — 1 min read

Lunar scientists have discovered a lunar chasm measuring 50km long and 100 meters wide. Could this be used as a base for astronauts and their equipment in future? The eastern...

Is this the Ion Thruster that Might Send Humans to the Red Planet?

1 month ago — 1 min read

NASA has been developing an Ion Thruster for a future mission to Mars. Last week the prototype device broke several records - does that mean t the technology is finally...