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Beyond ITER – next steps in fusion power

As assembly of ITER begins, scientists and engineers are already looking ahead to the technologies that will take fusion power a step closer to the grid. Stuart Nathan reports   Nuclear fusion took an important step...
Istraživači MIT-a sada printaju 3D stakla

MIT researchers are now 3D-printing glass

While the thought of a machine that can squirt out endless ropes of molten glass is a bit frightening, the folks at MIT have just about perfected the process. In a paper published in...

Mechatronic’s success reflects industry’s growing interest in the Smart Factory

Birmingham automation and smart factory specialist, Mechatronic Solutions, has secured £1.5m-worth of new contracts across aerospace, automotive, food & drink and healthcare..   The demand for innovation, capital investment and new technology has fuelled...

What is a Dual Mass Flywheel and how does it work?

The Dual Mass Flywheel, or DMF, is a major technological advancement in automotive transmission systems The push for sustainability in the transport sector has driven the hybrid and electric revolution, but even conventional petrol-powered vehicles...
Rolls-Royce ACCEL

The Rolls-Royce ACCEL aims at a record 480 km / h for an electric...

The team behind Rolls-Royce is developing an electric aircraft known as ACCER, which aims at a speed of 480 km / h in 2020. Shortened by "Accelerating Electrification of Flight", ACCEL seeks to become the...