Engineers have considerable responsibility and influence as mankind combats global warming and reduces the Earth’s emissions. The tightening fuel-economy and emission regulations imposed on car manufacturers and stakeholder demand for high-performance vehicles have resulted in a relatively simple solution – the turbocharger. Suck – Squeeze – Bang – Blow – Turbo The phrase “suck, squeeze, … More The Simple Solution – Turbocharge It
With more than 7 million visitors each year the Eiffel Tower is the premier tourist attraction around the world, but back in the late 19th century it was almost demolished on multiple occasions. The key to its survival was the scientific usefulness the structure possessed. Design As I leave Paris, one of the standout experiences … More Science Saved the Eiffel Tower
Hi all, I will not be publishing a blog post this month as I have university exams. But don’t be disheartened because I have some great articles in store over the coming months. *** Have you ever thought what it would be like as the last human on Earth? Do you know how to poop … More No June Blog Post (Sorry)
Nikola Tesla was simply a genius, yet he died as a destitute, lonely and forgotten man in 1943. He was an idealist with the grand vision of free wireless electricity and communication. He is the father of alternating current and was perceived as a threat to Thomas Edison and his direct current power transmission. He was … More A Forgotten Genius – Nikola Tesla
Did you know that risks are not always damaging? I’ll admit it, generally a risk has negative connotations, but there are many opportunities to exploit everyday risks and to reap the benefits of being a little bit bolder and braver. Be Brave In finance there is a fine balance between risk and reward. People … More What’s to Like about Risk?
How did NASA map the surface of the moon? How can archaeologists see beneath the jungle canopy? The answer – LiDAR. … More What You Should Know About LiDAR
More than 90% of traffic accidents are the result of human error. So autonomous vehicles should be a good thing right? Maybe not… … More Driving Without Your Mind
Brian Cox attempted to show someone who does not believe in climate change the overwhelming facts. He was not successful. Does this mean we are doomed when it comes to convincing the world climate change is happening? … More Climate Change Denialism is Science’s Most Challenging Problem