Promising advances in rocket propulsion offer a new era of spaceflight

2 months ago — Deep Dive

The US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (Darpa) has recently commissioned three private companies, Blue Origin, Lockheed Martin and General Atomics, to develop nuclear fission thermal rockets for use in...

Did You Know Engineering – The hydrogen fuel cell was invented by a Victorian lawyer from Wales

4 years ago — Deep Dive

Let us start, in the spirit of steampunk, by imagining a new and different past. One that is just a little different to that which we currently have. So welcome...