Interviews about Engineering

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

11 April 2017

Climate change will mean more energy in the atmosphere which is bad news for airline passengers...

28 February 2017

Cocaine-use has been linked with a build-up of iron in the brain.

21 February 2017

One of America's most hated spiders isn't all bad: its web could teach us to make much tougher materials.

14 February 2017

What's it like to be able to hear again with a 'bionic ear'?

14 February 2017

What's the difference between a meteorite, an asteroid and a comet?

14 February 2017

Naked Scientist Connie Orbach won a meteorite and Graihagh Jackson made it her mission to find out more...

24 January 2017

How and why are they so much more efficient than a standard light bulb?

16 January 2017

Scientists have tied the world's smallest knot; less than a millionth of a millimetre across.

28 December 2016

Alan Calverd tells us about some interesting gold rings back in science history...

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.