The mystery of what happened to the Martian atmosphere, whether it could ever have supported life, and when and how it vanished, could be solved with the help of a probe that launched this week.
The daily commute on London Underground took on a terrifying new challenge in 1939 when the capital’s subterranean commuters ran the very real risk of being drowned during their journey.
A decade on from the Wright Brothers’ powered flight landmark The Engineer was unconvinced that aviation had much of a future as a civilian mode of transport.
Even in the darkest days of the First World War, engineers were involved in caring for the wounded, as well as building the instruments of warfare itself
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