Interviews about Engineering

Interviews about engineering, civil engineering, manufacturing, jet engines, materials science and transport...

14 January 2020

What the applications of origami?

07 January 2020

It's that time of the show, where our panel competes to win Big Brains of the Month...

17 December 2019

How do you replicate a plastic rabbit?

17 December 2019

How did George Laurer's invention work to revolutionise retail?

10 December 2019

Lawrence Jones is stuck beneath ten feet of snow. How can his friends find him in time?

09 December 2019

Adrian asks: why would a used battery bounce on its end more than a full one? Phil Sansom explains...

19 November 2019

Meet the material that turns into a solid when pushed...

19 November 2019

And why, apart from being super-strong, bamboo also have some interesting thermal properties...

18 November 2019

As good as silicon, but a fraction of the weight and price...

29 October 2019

Some are skeptical about whether recycling even works...

29 October 2019

When you put something in the recycling bin, where does it actually go?

22 October 2019

A new polymer that sticks without glue

15 October 2019

How can designers improve predictive text entry systems?

15 October 2019

What was the 2019 Nobel Prize for Chemistry all about?

24 September 2019

How can we toughen up glass?

23 September 2019

We take a trip into a glass factory

17 September 2019

One of the world's most famous codes, and how it was broken...

17 September 2019

The part of the show where we read out your correspondence...

20 August 2019

Skin is one of our most important - and largest - organs. But sometimes it's in the firing line...

20 August 2019

It's advised to do 10,000 steps a day - that's 3.65 million steps every year and our hips are taking the hit.

20 August 2019

Meet the scientist cutting down infections from catheters...

20 August 2019

What are dental implants made from? And how are they made?

13 August 2019

Who's behind the brainy panel this week?