engineering

Solar

The Mystery Flaw of Solar Panels

Real Engineering explores a flaw of solar panels.

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Interesting

The Town That Facebook Built

How Facebook’s headquarters went from a Harvard dorm room to a vast campus and what does that mean for the future of community development?

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Space

Are Scientists Actually Building an Elevator to Space?

Explore the physics behind space elevators, which would theoretically use a cable anchored to Earth and extending into space. Sending rockets into space requires sacrificing expensive equipment, burning massive amounts of fuel, and risking potential catastrophe. So in the space race of the 21st century, some engineers are abandoning rockets for something more exciting: elevators. […]

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Interesting

Why You Can’t Drive From Boston To Berlin (Yet)

How do you build an underwater tunnel and could we use one to cross between the continents? In this video, explore Boston to take a look at how engineers create these superstructures.

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How 9/11 Changed Skyscraper Design

As we approach the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, I thank God every single day that I survived. Sometimes, being late for work can save your life. To say that the attacks changed our lives would be an epic understatement. But I do often wonder how the attacks changed the design of skyscrapers. Apparently, […]

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Future Science

Did Finland Solve Nuclear Power’s Biggest Problem?

Finland is building the largest and most powerful nuclear reactor in Europe  and may have worked out what to do with spent nuclear fuel once and for all. The B1M reports.

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