Engineering Energy & Environment

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

1 month ago — Quick Read

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...

The future of UK Tidal energy

1 month ago — Deep Dive

Here’s why UK tides are soon going to play a much bigger part in powering your home Tidal energy has long lurked at the back of the UK’s renewable energy arsenal,...

Eight new nuclear reactors to boost production

1 month ago — Quick Read

The UK Government has announced its new energy strategy which places Nuclear Energy at the forefront of future power geneartion. The plan would see at least eight more nuclear reactors...

Using AI in agriculture could boost global food security – but we need to anticipate the risks

2 months ago — Deep Dive

As the global population has expanded over time, agricultural modernisation has been humanity’s prevailing approach to staving off famine. A variety of mechanical and chemical innovations delivered during the 1950s...

The Royal Mint to turn waste into Gold

2 months ago — Long Read

The Royal Mint has revealed plans to build the worlds first plant to recover gold from electronic waste in Llantrissent, Wales First off, this isn't alchemy, The Royal Mint is...

How a deluge of lockdown volunteers rescued UK’s hidden weather history

2 months ago — Deep Dive

When it rains, it pours. Make hay while the sun shines. Save for a rainy day. Come rain or shine. The English language is overflowing with phrases about the weather,...