Engineering News

Virgin Galactics ‘Unity’ successfully reaches space for first time

2 days ago — 1 min read

Virgin Galactic has announced that its 'Virgin Space Ship' (VSS) successfully reached space for the first time this Thursday. 'Unity' launched from the Mojave test centre in California yesterday. The...

Engineering Podcasts – Engineering Matters

3 days ago — 0.5 min read

Engineering Matters celebrates the work of engineers who use ingenuity, practicality, science, theory and determination to build a better world. 5.7 million people in the UK work in engineering-related enterprises...

Scottish wind power crushes 100% production threshold

3 days ago — 1 min read

Scotlands on and offshore wind production smashed production thresholds last month. The National Grid recorded that Scottish wind power produced more energy than required on 20 out of 30 days...

Infographic — What Are The 10 Longest Tunnels in the World?

5 days ago — 4.5 min read

Often overlooked, tunnels are modern day engineering marvels. While today the longest and most impressive tunnels are concentrated in parts of Europe and Asia (due to their mountainous topographies) there...

Just 4 Days to Go On Our LEGO Technic Tow Truck Comp

6 days ago — 0.5 min read

Just 4 days(!) to go to the end of our latest LEGO Competition.

Tesla wants to create a virtual power plant in Australia with 50k Powerwalls

2 weeks ago — 0.5 min read

Electric battery and car company Telsa is on track to deploy 50,000 Powerwalls across Australia. It has just kicked off the second phase of development by adding another 1,000 homes...