Sunday, 20 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.


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. 


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. 


Data storage physics pioneer wins Finland's Millennium Technology Prize Video

9 Apr 2014

Prof Stuart Parkin has won the 2014 Millennium Technology Prize in recognition of his work that has greatly increased the storage capacity of magnetic disk drives.  


Satellite launch promises real-time radar imaging of northern hemisphere Video

4 Apr 2014

Key environmental data will be accessible on a routine basis following the launch of ESA’s Sentinel-1A satellite.

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The Engineer March Digital Issue


The roundtable feature in our current issue looks at issues surrounding graduate recruitment into engineering. Which of the solutions proposed in the feature would make the biggest contribution to boosting the number of graduates finding jobs in engineering and remaining there?

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Europe's largest tidal array in the Pentand Firth off Orkney will eventually generate up to 86MW of power. What will it take for tidal energy to make an appreciable contribution to the UK's energy needs?

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