Technological advances and discoveries are moving at a rate faster than engineering education can keep up with. The solution is a revised approach to teaching engineering.
Managing voltage on the electricity network has always been an issue. But solar panels have the potential to make the situation better, not worse as some have feared.
These mini lightning bolts have been known for millennia. Understanding static electricity at the atomic level opens the door for new technologies – as well as ways to cut down on the tiny zaps.
Scientists in the US have developed a calculator from living cells, using old-fashioned analog programming. Their hope is…