Tag: engineering

Jul 17, 2018

Guy Gives Plant Robotic Legs So It Can Experience Animal-Like Freedom

Tianqi Sun/Vincross

It all started when robotics engineer Tianqi Sun came across a dead sunflower

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Jun 29, 2018

Engineering Student Designs ‘Mobile Airbag’ That Deploys When Device is Dropped

Engineering Student Designs ‘Mobile Airbag’ That Deploys When Device is Dropped

Philip Frenzel of Aalen University was awarded first prize in a national design contest in Germany for his ‘Mobile Airbag’

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Jun 27, 2018

DARPA Engineers are Reinventing the Wheel with Shapeshifting Tires

DARPA Engineers are Reinventing the Wheel with Shapeshifting Tires

This is straight up bananas

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Feb 27, 2018

Casting the Mirror for the World’s Largest Telescope

Casting the Mirror for the World’s Largest Telescope

The castings of the 15-metric ton, off-axis mirrors for the Giant Magellan Telescope forced engineers to push the design and manufacturing process beyond all previous limits

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Jul 14, 2017

The World’s Largest Super Soaker Shoots at 2,400 PSI and 243 mph

The World’s Largest Super Soaker Shoots at 2,400 PSI and 243 mph

It can split a watermelon in half

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Jun 15, 2017

Former NASA Engineer Builds Custom Car Horn With Distinct Sounds for Every Situation

Former NASA Engineer Builds Custom Car Horn With Distinct Sounds for Every Situation

Sometimes you just want to give a little courtesy beep. And sometimes you want to unleash the sound of 1000 jet engines

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Apr 18, 2017

Drone Captures World’s Largest Tunneling Machine Breaking Through After 4 Years Underground

Drone Captures World’s Largest Tunneling Machine Breaking Through After 4 Years Underground

The 1.7 mile (2.73 km) tunnel in downtown Seattle will house a double-decker highway

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