How 3d printing could change our world

The latest manufacturing technology combines computing power and agile machines to build almost any object, one layer at a time. How could it shape the future?

Blockchain: hype or hope?

It’s the headline-grabbing technology that powers virtual currency and is making inroads into banking, shipping and retail. But what is blockchain and can it change the energy industry?

The rise of intelligent oil fields

Digitalisation is transforming how energy companies like Shell operate. Engineers are increasingly using big data and digital technology to improve efficiency and boost production.

Smooth operators in space

How supercomputers help to overcome the technical challenge of keeping satellites working smoothly hundreds of kilometres above earth.

Deep dive into earthquake detection

It’s the headline-grabbing technology that powers virtual currency and is making inroads into banking, shipping and retail. But what is blockchain and can it change the energy industry?

Nasa’s adventure at the bottom of the sea

It took an abandoned nuclear missile silo, a vast underwater laboratory and a lot of hard work. But the US space agency boldly went where it had never been before: the North Sea.

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