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Engineering Podcasts – To the moon and beyond

2 months ago — Long Read

Marking 50 years since the first moon landing, To the moon and beyond is a five-part podcast series from The Conversation. Through interviews with academic experts around the world –...

5 More Moon-landing innovations that changed life on Earth

2 months ago — Deep Dive

Today is the 50th anniversary of the start of the Moon Landing missions. Apollo 11 was launched by a Saturn V rocket from Kennedy Space Center on Merritt Island, Florida,...

Four surprising Engineering innovations that came out of the Apollo moon landings

2 months ago — Quick Read

NASA’s Apollo programme was one of the most challenging technological achievements in the 20th century. Beyond the space race and exploration, it contributed to several inventions and innovations that are...

Lancaster University students ‘O-Wind Turbine’ wins James Dyson Award 2018

10 months ago — Quick Read

The O-Wind Turbine has nabbed the James Dyson Award 2018, earning a cash prize of £30,000 and £5,000 for their university department. The omnidirectional wind turbine is designed to work...

Vertigo Project promises hi-fidelity positioning for almost any moving object

2 years ago — Quick Read

UK start-up Vertigo has combined some mind-bending maths with ARM’s mBed microprocessor to create a device that is capable of combining an accelerometer, gyroscope and GPS to tell you exactly...

Google enters race for nuclear fusion technology

2 years ago — Quick Read

Google has partnered with a top nuclear fusion company to create a new computer algorithm to speed up nuclear fusion experiments.