Research and Development
A new initiative announced yesterday has created a plan to send a swarm of tiny probes to Alpha Centauri, Earth’s nearest star.
Airbus and Siemens have signed a collaboration agreement to work on hybrid electric propulsion systems with the aim of creating small hybrid planes that will be partly powered by electricity.
Sajid Mohammed, Associate Commercial Director at plastics recycler Luxus, looks at how automotive light weighting is helping drive a step-change in plastics innovation.
DARPA and the US Navy have unveiled a new autonomous and unarmed warship during a recent christening ceremony in Portland, Oregon.
Even the most avid cyclist knows the dread of waking up in the morning in the searing heat, realising you've got an hour bike ride ahead of you to get into work, and then finding out when you arrive that the office shower is out of order.
US private spaceflight company SpaceX has, for the first time ever, managed to return the first stage of its Falcon 9 rocket to a ship.
Fuel cell vehicles received a boost this week thanks to a new partnership between German engineering group, Linde, and South Korean car company, Hyundai.
GE yesterday celebrated the grand opening of a new manufacturing facility that will drive the implementation of additive manufacturing across the company.
The US Department of Defense (DoD) has announced a public-private partnership to accelerate the development of smart-fabrics.
US electric vehicle manufacturer Tesla Motors last night unveiled for the first time its new mass-market car known as the Model 3.