Interviews about Engineering

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

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?

26 July 2016

Natural gas vehicles are a cleaner alternative to petrol and diesel but the high pressures required to store the gas...

12 July 2016

Are diamonds little more than just a lump of coal?

07 June 2016

Could all our homes be solar powered by 2050?

07 June 2016

New technology is all well and good, but in order to live truly sustainably do we need to change the way we live?

07 June 2016

What’s being done NOW to build environmentally sympathetic homes?

07 June 2016

The UN estimates that by 2050 up to 70% of us will be living in cities. How can we make them more sustainable?

07 June 2016

Making concrete accounts for 5% of GLOBAL carbon emissions, so is there a better alternative?

06 June 2016

How do you age the earth's magnetic field? By recreating the centre of the earth.

06 June 2016

Imagine all the kit you need to start your own molecular biology lab, packed down into the size of a laptop bag and...

06 June 2016

As DNA sequencing becomes cheaper, having a good understanding of genetics will become more important. But what does...

26 April 2016

How many of the goods you own are transported by sea?

26 April 2016

We've all heard about driverless cars but what about driverless ships?

26 April 2016

A look at what we can do to improve the environmental impact of shipping.

25 April 2016

If we're worried about carbon emissions of ships, shouldn't we just be hoisting the sails and returning to a...

03 April 2016

New techology in prosphetics has led to a robotic fingertip that actually feels.