Sunday, 23 November 2014

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Plastic legacy

20 Nov 2014 | By Jason Ford

The issue of how to deal with a growing amount of waste plastic is exercising one UK company.

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Your questions answered: Bloodhound SSC

19 Nov 2014 | By Stephen Harris

The team behind the Bloodhound SSC answers your questions on the challenges of developing the world’s fastest car.

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Inside one of the facility's many laboratories

October 1933: The Post Office Research Station

By Jon Excell

The Engineer reported on the opening of an r&d centre that played a starring role in some of the UK telecomms industry’s defining moments

An overhead view of the facility

October 1960: High speed wind tunnels

By Jon Excell

In October 1960, The Engineer reported on the opening of two new high speed wind tunnels at the Warton Aerodrome, near Preston. 

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September 1914: Electric emergency vehicles

By Stuart Nathan

Electric vehicles were being used by the emergency services a century ago, and were seen as the best technological option

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Moving energy: The fusion of automotive and energy

20 Nov 2014 | By Stuart Nathan

The automotive and energy sectors will have to move closer together to make best use of electric vehicles in the energy grid

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With police this week warning a House of Lords committee that off-the-shelf “drones” are being used to harass people, there are growing calls for tighter regulations to prevent criminal use of the technology. Are these concerns justified? With which of the following statements do you most strongly agree?