Khai Trung Le

Recovering precious metals from nuclear waste

A new method of spent nuclear fuel recycling may enable the recovery of precious metals. Khai Trung Le reports.

Catapult connects UK to Chinese offshore wind

The US$100bln Chinese offshore wind market is the target for a new programme between the UK and China. Khai Trung Le reports.

New theory on Chernobyl origin

A new theory by Dr Lars-Erik De Geer challenges the origins of the Chernobyl accident. Khai Trung Le reports.

Diamond celebrates 10th anniversary

Diamond Light Source celebrated its tenth anniversary in late 2017. Khai Trung Le looks back at some of the synchrotron’s materials science milestones.

Largest solar plant in Nigeria underway

The Wärtsilä-built plant is expected to provide electricity to 1.1 million homes.

Lattice disruption

Turkish artist Pinar Yoldas seeks to break down complex scientific processes into works of art.

Lithium loops may lead to fusion technology

Khai Trung Le talks to researcher Dr Masa Ono on a liquid metal system designed to improve the reliability of fusion power plants.

Hyperloop transport moves closer to reality

Khai Trung Le looks at the burgeoning hyperloop transport market as successful full-scale tests surface.

Preventing body armour failure

Khai Trung Le looks at failures of various ballistic body armour, resulting in Kevlar maintaining its position as the king of personal protection.

Oil & gas inspections with Hadron Collider robots

Ross Robotics’ Philip Norman and Nick McCormick talk to Khai Trung Le about their collaborative modular robotics and imaging inspection system.


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