Interviews about Engineering

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

18 November 2016

How do you navigate an empty craft through millions of miles of space?

18 November 2016

Could a pair of trousers which track your movements help firefighters or the military?

18 November 2016

Driverless cars could change the world- but what legal and ethical challenges do they bring with them?

18 November 2016

Could our navigation technology actually be getting in the way of looking where we are going?

18 November 2016

GPS is useful, but it has a number of problems, and doesn't work well inside buildings. Could a Cambridge startup...

18 November 2016

What is GPS, and how does it tell you where you are?

18 November 2016

How ancient mariners managed to get around, with help from coconuts!

18 November 2016

The annual International Conference of Navigation was held in Glasgow this year, and we spoke to the president.

10 October 2016

Three Brits take the prize for their discoveries on abrupt changes in the properties, or phases, of ultra-thin...

27 September 2016

We've all heard of holograms that use light, but what about a sound hologram that allows you to move particles...

27 September 2016

Could a light bulb be the latest in internet connectivity? Quite possibly...

20 September 2016

What is the Gaia mission and how did it come about in the first place?

20 September 2016

Part 1 of George Seabroke's poem Gaia.

20 September 2016

What are the instruments on board Gaia and how do they work?

20 September 2016

Part 2 of George Seabroke's poem Gaia.

20 September 2016

What will Gaia do for the future of space research?

22 August 2016

Could a common technique to prevent premature birth actually cause it?

02 August 2016

The story behind a mysterious super material and the man that refused to give it away.

02 August 2016

The inside of a jet engine can get up to 1600 degrees Celsius, so how do the materials survive this intense heat?

02 August 2016

The Solar Orbiter is going closer to the sun than we've ever sent anything before, but how do you design it to...

26 July 2016

Researchers may have found a tiny solution for storing big data.

26 July 2016

Are Teflon and Velcro really products of NASA's missions to space?

26 July 2016

What's happening inside the engine to keep your car moving?

26 July 2016

Is there any way to change the petrol fractions of crude oil so they can work in a diesel engine?