Interviews about Engineering

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

07 December 2010

One of the outstanding problems in energy provision is how to store it in such a way that it can be accessed rapidly...

21 November 2010

Meera and Dave explore the structures that can shape-shift from one shape to another - also known as bistable...

14 November 2010

One idea put forward for sustainable shipping in the future has been to find ways to harness the power of the wind in...

14 November 2010

Dave and Meera make some waves to find out how damaged ships interact with the movement of the sea...

14 November 2010

How can we make shipping more sustainable? Tristan Smith from University College London is here to shed some light on...

07 November 2010

Now, here’s an easy science question: What temperature does water freeze at? Zero degrees, right? Actually, that’s...

24 October 2010

This year, Cambridge University Engineering students had the chance to re-live their childhood, and play with Lego in...

17 October 2010

Meera and Dave explore how the principles of convection can be manipulated to cool down, and warm up, our buildings...

17 October 2010

When most people hear the word ‘turbulence’ they immediately think of being thrown around inside an airplane and...

17 October 2010

Turbulence occurs in fluids and one way we often transport fluids around is in pipes. Tobias Schneider from Harvard...

17 October 2010

This week, the winner of the Rolls-Royce Annual Science Prize was announced during a special ceremony held at the...

08 August 2010

With cyclists reaching speeds of up to 100 kilometres an hour on descents down mountains, and wanting to preserve their...

08 August 2010

We meet sprint cyclist Tyler Farrar to find out how he puts the technology, nutrition, and fitness together to try and...

08 August 2010

Endurance events like the Tour de France rely on strong, sturdy, yet fast equipment to win points, time and stages. So...

08 August 2010

The Tour de France is an annual cycle race which takes place in July throughout France and its surrounding countries....

08 August 2010

Geoff Brown explains how he, and his team of mechanics, maintain and repair bikes on a daily basis throughout the tour...

01 August 2010

Helen Heathfield explains how festivals compare with more traditional forms of entertainment when it comes to...

01 August 2010

Turning a farm into a city and then back again, is no easy feat. For the festival to run smoothly there must be...

20 June 2010

Lithium ion batteries are an essential part of most of our everyday lives. For each different job, you're looking...

03 May 2009

Dr. Howard Stone is looking for ways to get the most out of metals as we use them to make jet engine blades. Advances...

30 September 2007

Dr Ruth Cameron and Dr Serena Best from the Centre for Medical material at the University of Cambridge spoke to Chris...

15 July 2007

Biodiesel is one option for powering cars of the future, but another fuel we could use is hydrogen. This has the...

25 March 2007

Kitchen science: DIY hot air balloon

24 September 2006

The Naked Scientists spoke to A FUEL FOR THE FUTURE? - Professor Fraser Armstrong, Oxford University