Defects on atomically thin semiconductors produce light-emitting quantum dots that could be useful in integrated photonics – the integration of quantum photonics with solid-state electronics.
The Guardian Newspaper is running a campaign to persuade organisations such as charities and universities to divest their holdings in petrochemical companies, with the slogan ‘Keep it in the ground’. Which option is closest to your feelings on such campaigns and the slogan?
Researchers have created an optical lens that can be placed on an smartphone to magnify images by a magnitude of 120.
As teams grapple with new rules for the 2017 America’s Cup, Ben Ainslie Racing is using software to get ahead.
Skills & Careers
The Student Engineer spoke to Serena Tulloch, graduate recruitment adviser at engineering consultancy Atkins, to find out how to navigate the firm’s hiring process.
The National Engineering & Construction Recruitment Exhibition on 24 & 25 April 2015 at the NEC, Birmingham, offers a great opportunity to meet recruiters from the industry’s top employers.
FROM: Lens turns smartphone into a microscope
FROM: Your questions answered: tidal lagoons
From the Rosetta comet-landing mission and the UK’s largest ever warship to Industry 4.0 and the rise of reshoring, The Engineer Conference 2015 boasts an unmissable mix of inspiring projects and industry big hitters.
Parallels with the 1930s era of aerospace, with its buccaneering engineer/tycoons, are unavoidable. Will commercial space flight developments change our lives?
Handy man: Joel Gibbard founded Open Bionics with the aim of producing advanced prosthetics that are both affordable and desirable
The renewable energy industry will be in for a testing time if oil prices remain low, and will have to bolster arguments about the stability of energy prices from renewables, says Gordon Edge, director of policy at RenewableUK
The horologist who designed the clock of the Palace of Westminster was a formidable, combative personality but well-respected for his ingenuity and skill