Interviews about Engineering

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

29 March 2016

Why, when the rest of us have been sat in an economic downturn, has the satellite industry been booming?

24 March 2016

If we can make artificially intelligent machines, they'll need a body, but that's not very easy...

20 March 2016

NASA plans to set fire to a space station, simply to find out what will happen.

15 March 2016

Could we dry blood so that is could be stored forever and transported with ease?

15 March 2016

Can we make circuits that are more flexible than silicon?

15 March 2016

How much can helium actually lift? Could it lift a giant hose into space?

15 March 2016

Energy transportation is far from ideal and lots is lost along the way, how can a levitating superconductor help change...

26 February 2016

Superbugs last days on doorhandles. But if we made them from copper they could kill microbes in seconds. How does the...

23 February 2016

All processes give off waste energy and more and more technology is being developed that harnesses that energy in a...

02 February 2016

Blueprints for 3D printed plastic guns may be released online - are these a threat to security?

25 January 2016

Spider-man would either need to be very small, or have size 89 feet, to manage to stick to buildings...

22 December 2015

Everyone enjoys an experiment. That's particularly true of Georgia Mills when she got Chris Smith to walk on...

22 December 2015

Could Santa use a tech-upgrade to save some time on Christmas Eve?

22 December 2015

The Mi.Mu gloves control music with gesture and Connie Orbach was lucky enough to try them on.

21 December 2015

What do you do when someone hands you there favourite toy? Crash it of course!

21 December 2015

In October we spent a whole month planning our Naked Scientists trip to Mars, here's a snapshot of what we got up...

21 December 2015

Computer coding and music seem like they're worlds apart but actually they're remarkably compatible as Kat...

09 December 2015

Geoff Baldwin is using nanocages to target cancer drugs to tumours, leaving healthy cells unharmed.

09 December 2015

tephen Chambers is CEO of SynbiCITE - a national centre set up to turn bright ideas in synthetic biology into...

09 December 2015

Paul Freemont is co-director and co-founder of the Imperial College synthetic biology hub, told me about the...

08 December 2015

Abbey Road studio has a history in music technology but now it's getting back involved with a hub for startups,...

08 December 2015

The digitalisation of music has profoundly impacted the workings of the music industry, but is this a bad thing?

30 November 2015

When the water rises, what can we do about it? Can we escape or do we need to learn to live with it?

20 November 2015

Kat Arney tackles a long held myth that glass is a liquid...