#History

What the Remnants of Britain’s button industry teach us about the future of manufacturing

9 months ago — 4 min read

Many British towns and cities grew up around manufacturing. The north of England was once the production centre of the world during the industrial revolution. While manufacturing remained important to...

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

2 years ago — 8.5 min read

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...

History through Engineering – King Richard III, Megalosaurus and Vasco da Gama’s Esmeralda!

2 years ago — 2 min read

The Royal Academy of Engineering is going to explore how engineering has been used to uncover some of history’s greatest mysteries at Ingenia live! on Tuesday 26 September - and...

Augmented Reality Project Breathes New Life into Britains Historic Cities

2 years ago — 0.5 min read

A new app - ‘England’s Historic Cities’ - is using augmented reality to offer new insights into the history of historical locations. Hear stories told by famous historical figures such...