Material Marvels: Insight into the lives and scientific inventions of innovators for Black History Month

Out of slavery, inequality, and racial adversity, black engineers have made significant contributions to technological advancements and material marvels throughout history. Shardell Joseph looks at the obstacles that inventors faced, and their achievements in science.

Australia’s energy sources

Coal, wind and solar are parts of Australia’s energy mix. But with the states having much responsibility for distribution and technologies, how does the country move towards sustainability?

ETH Zurich produces hydrocarbons with solar mini-refinery

ETH Zurich has developed a solar mini-refinery capable of producing carbon neutral synthetic fuels from sunlight and air. But can it be scaled up?

Energy from waste debate

Plastic waste is a growing problem in the UK and some parties are divided about incineration to manage it. We look at the facts and speak to industry experts.

Fusion materials

Works are in place to advance the knowledge and ensure technology transfer of commercially viable nuclear fusion power plants.