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.
UK space firm Astrium has developed a new way to capture large items of space junk and pull them out of orbit using a harpoon and tether.
The Engineer decided to take out its anger on some unsuspecting hard drives in order to find out just how far data recovery techniques can go.
Winglets on Boeing’s 737 MAX are expected to deliver fuel efficiency gains of 1.5 per cent for a class of aircraft predicted to grow to 24,670 between 2013 and 2032.
E-volo has successfully flown its VC200 ‘Volocopter’, a vibration-free flying machine driven by 18 electric rotors .
US researchers have developed a way to fill gaps in nanoscale wires, a process claimed to be simple and self-regulating.
Systems that operate better in dry conditions have received a boost with the development of a wrinkled surface that sheds water more quickly than one that is smooth.
The Spark-Renault SRT_01E, Formula E’s new fully-electric race car, has successfully completed its test debut.