#History of science

History through Engineering – Flying chariots and exotic birds

4 years ago — Quick Read

how 17th century dreamers planned to reach the moon People have been dreaming about space travel for hundreds of years, long before the arrival of the spectacular technologies behind space...

Engineering History – The heartbreaking story of the flying mathematicians of World War I

4 years ago — Deep Dive

Keith Lucas was killed instantly when his BE2 biplane collided with that of a colleague over Salisbury Plain on October 5, 1916. As a captain in the Royal Flying Corps,...