Interviews about Technology

Interviews about robotics, artificial intelligence, computing, communications, sensors and gadgets...

03 April 2011

As the power of mobile communication devices increases, they’re demanding progressively faster data transmission rates...

27 March 2011

An important resource that we find in deep dark places are the metals and minerals we need for industry and everyday...

25 March 2011

Louise Ogden continues her series looking at our large telescopes by introducing the Chandra x-ray observatory...

25 March 2011

Dominic Ford explains what an Astrolabe is, and how you can make one at home...

06 March 2011

Researchers at Rice university have developed a new way to etch structures into stacked piles of graphene, the...

06 March 2011

We’ve heard how drugs like aspirin can be used, but how are they actually made? For this week’s Naked Engineering,...

27 February 2011

When muscles are injured or weakened, patients are usually referred to a physiotherapist for help, regaining their...

20 February 2011

When someone loses a limb, although it's possible to replace the missing part with a prosthesis, making it move is...

06 February 2011

ARM Holdings are a world leader in developing digital solutions and two of the projects they're working on at the...

06 February 2011

As the internet and our reliance on computers grows, so does the amount of energy that this industry consumes, which...

06 February 2011

What is a computer chip and how does it really work? Meera and Dave investigate...

16 January 2011

Traditionally, the drummer in a band is there to set and to maintain the pace of the music. But if pre-recorded samples...

09 January 2011

Amputees can struggle with the inflexibility of artificial limbs. At Blatchford Prosthetics, they have engineered a new...

12 December 2010

Physicists might use sticky tape to extract and test graphene, but that's not much use when it comes to making...

12 December 2010

Graphene is a very versatile material which we should soon see turning up in a range of applications. Dave spoke to...

12 December 2010

Dave and Meera visited the Centre for Advanced Photonics and Electronics at Cambridge University to find out how...

07 December 2010

Across the developed world we tend to take it for granted that we can simply plug in a kettle or a computer and there’s...

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...

07 December 2010

Small-scale turbines that can harness energy locally from winds, tides or rivers can be a valuable asset in bringing...

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...

07 November 2010

This week, we look into the science and engineering of ultrasound, and find out how it can be used to look for tumours...

31 October 2010

Predicting how the Earth’s climate is likely to change is one of the toughest challenges facing science, one that as we...