Technology originally developed to aid communication with robots in space could lead to major improvements in car to car communications back on earth, researchers have claimed.
Cellulose found in plants algae and trees is being used to develop more sustainable capacitor devices.
Lack of human habitation has resulted in elk, deer, wild boar and wolves returning to the area in large numbers.
An advanced 3D radar system has been installed aboard the Royal Navy’s HMS Queen Elizabeth aircraft carrier.
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FROM: The alternatives for UK nuclear
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Two ever-fascinating areas, developing robots for extreme environments and the home, and the underground structures beneath London, dominate this week’s events.
As uncertainty continues over current proposals for imported reactor technologies, we need to look seriously at alternatives. It would be complete folly if Britain’s nuclear scientists did not work on developing new reactor technologies, even though it’s a long and expensive journey to undertake.
Klaus Dieter Rennert, Chief Executive for EMEA-CIS, Hitachi Ltd., discusses the societal benefits which can be achieved from investment and increased connectivity in transport.
Centre stage: The Advanced Propulsion Centre’s outgoing CEO discusses how the APC is helping new technology bridge the ‘valley of death’.
A wonder of its day, the first aluminium military vessel, a torpedo boat, caused a stir when it appeared in the Thames. But the wonder-metal had later problems