Thursday, 24 April 2014


Shining a light on experimental laser accelerators Video

16 May 2013 | By Stephen Harris

The Engineer paid a visit to Southampton University to find out how cutting edge techniques for making fibre lasers could lead to the next generation of particle accelerators.


Multisensory 'Jedi putter' helps golfers make the cut Video

22 Apr 2014

Engineering students have developed a training putter for golfers that offers audio, visual and tactile feedback to help them learn a consistent putting stroke.


Robot swarms use no computing to cooperate Video

17 Apr 2014

Clustering robots that carry out tasks without using any memory or processing power have been developed at Sheffield University.


Fast smartphone charge technology based on biological semiconductors Video

15 Apr 2014

A Tel Aviv start-up has developed technology that charges a smartphone battery to full capacity in under a minute. 


Dassault Aviation conducts first formation flight with UCAV Video

14 Apr 2014 | Updated: 23 Apr 2014

An Unmanned Combat Air Vehicle has flown in formation with manned aircraft for the first time.


Land Rover unveils concept for visual driver assistance Video

10 Apr 2014

Land Rover has unveiled Transparent Bonnet, a concept that allows drivers to see a digital vision of the terrain ahead by making the front of the car ‘virtually’ invisible. 

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