Future Sources of Energy
Today, most of our power comes from either oil, coal, or solar and wind. And while these have seen us through the last two hundred years, one day they will provide enough energy to meet our ambitions.
Understanding the Science Behind Solar Sails
On July 23, 2019, it was officially revealed by the Planetary Society that LightSail 2 had deployed its cutting-edge solar sails. The innovation is intended to further humanity’s plans for space exploration, and its launch came as a huge milestone for The Planetary Society – the world’s largest non-profit space exploration organisation.
Top Engineering Breakthroughs
Our lives would be a lot more tedious, tiresome, and treacherous without engineered products! From practical items like zippers through to life-saving medical marvels like the artificial heart, engineers have been behind countless innovations that have vastly improved and prolonged our lives.
Exploring Modern Rocket Propulsion Systems
While many believe that the rocket is a product of a modern world, the technology actually dates back to 11th century China, where early chemists at the time were discovering the power of gun powder. Over the years, many scientists around the world have taken the technology and refined to the point where rockets are […]
6 Biomedical Breakthroughs That Revolutionized Medicine
Biomedical engineering is a specialized field of engineering that involves the design of both procedures and devices that can improve the lives and well-being of patients. Such innovations also allow doctors and surgeons to more effectively solve healthcare problems, leading to a healthier population overall. Here are 5 of the world’s greatest biomedical breakthroughs that […]
What Will It Take To Live on Mars?
When Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first people to set foot on the moon in July 1969, no one could’ve predicted that we would one day be having serious conversations about not only visiting another planet, but actually populating it. As technology and engineering continue to advance, we have started to see the […]
4 Renewable Energy Projects That Will Change The World
With the increased seriousness of climate change and the amount of carbon emissions that we are putting into the air, it’s become imperative to create alternative, renewable forms of energy production that both meet our power needs and are not harmful to the environment. Many countries are starting their own projects that will not only […]
Life Saving Engineering Ideas That Changed The World
For hundreds of years engineers have been working on medical projects that are designed to make our lives easier and healthier. These life saving ideas came to be after much research, and they continue to change our lives in so many ways.
The Most Promising Quantum Computer Projects Being Worked On
Quantum computing has been a phrase that’s been working its way around the science world for the last few years. The basic idea behind a quantum computer is to create a machine that is capable of calculating processes many times faster and more efficiently than even the most advanced computers we currently have. Quantum computing […]
The Different Types of Engineering
Engineering is an extremely expansive subject, and there are many different types of engineering to choose from. This can be a bit of a problem for those that are trying to choose what type of engineering to begin studying. Almost all kinds of engineering involve solving problems, creating solutions to those problems, and then putting […]