#Technology

Drone superhighways and airports are coming – let’s make sure they don’t make life miserable

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Within just two years, the UK could be home to the planet’s biggest drone superhighway thanks to the plans of a group of technology companies. It sounds like something out of a science fiction movie, but it’s just one of a number of projects in the pipeline as...

Nuclear fusion: how excited should we be?

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There’s been tremendous excitement about recent results from the Joint European Torus (JET) facility in the UK, hinting that the dream of nuclear fusion power is inching closer to reality. We know that fusion works – it is the process that powers the Sun, providing heat and light...

Nuclear Energy – Major fusion breakthrough

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A team of European Fusion Engineers have made a major breakthrough to create a working practical nuclear fusion reactor. JET laboratory - a UK-based lab - has broken its existing record for how much energy can be extracted when squeezing together hydrogen atoms. Watch our Born to...

Have Chinese Scientists Discovered A Cheap New Way to Do Nuclear Fusion?

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A team working on nuclear fusion in China claim to have discovered a more cost-effective method that relies on weaker laser beams. The team, working ath the Chinese Academy of Sciences’ Institute of Physics kicked off their fusion experiments at the Shenguang II laser facility last year....

Are we at the threshold of Nuclear Fusion Ignition?

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A team of engineers working at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) in California believe they are officially at the "Threshold of Nuclear Fusion Ignition" after passing a major milestone. Watch our Born to Engineer film on Kim Cave-Ayland - she makes stars for a living Today...

Sewer Robots! Is poor communication blocking their ability to keep our pipes clean

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An army of sewer robots could keep our pipes clean, but they'll need to learn to communicate Hidden from sight, under the UK’s roads, buildings and parks, lies about one million kilometres of pipes. Maintaining and repairing these pipes require about 1.5 million road excavations a year, which...