Sunlight, Kinetograph, Action!

Materials World magazine
This month in history, Thomas Edison opened the world’s first film studio. Simon Frost writes, Ashley Cooper illustrates.

60 seconds on...robot skin

Materials World magazine
What is it? A technology that allows robots to feel their surroundings internally, similar to how humans feel things. Who created it? A Cornell University, USA, group, led by Robert...
Photo of Staffs Hoard Objects

Metallurgy of the Staffordshire Hoard

Cleveland Institution of Engineers
Dr Eleanor Blakelock of the Historical Metallurgical Society gave a lecture on the investigations of the Staffordshire Hoard, an Anglo Saxon collection of valuables found in a field near Lichfield in Staffordshire.
Photo of High Speed Points in France made by British Steel

Rails for the Future

Cleveland Institution of Engineers
Rob Lambert, Rail Technologies Manager of the newly formed British Steel, gave a talk on "Rails for the Future".

Materials for Clean Air - €3 million Horizon Prize

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