Elon Musk: Cult of personality?

Elon Musk: Cult of personality?

It’s fair to say that Elon Musk has come out of nowhere and developed a cult of personality. Over the last 18 months, he has propelled himself to the forefront of technology, aerospace engineering, space exploration, and the public consciousness. Through clever...
Crossrail update: Where are we now?

Crossrail update: Where are we now?

With only 18 months of construction left, and a partially opened line already operating, we thought we would review the state and current situation of Crossrail, looking at its feasibility, archaeological findings and its future prospects. Nine years after the first...
The Northern Rail crisis

The Northern Rail crisis

The Northern Rail crisis has been thundering on for the last few weeks and doesn’t appear to be reaching a resolution just yet. For commuters and regular users who are affected, it must feel like an eternity. Beset by delays, mismanagement and incompetence, Northern...
Is NASA in Turmoil?

Is NASA in Turmoil?

NASA is currently without a permanent administrator, a position that, like so many other top science positions, hasn’t been filled by the Trump administration. They aren’t alone in the situation as in total there are nearly 1,200 federal jobs that require Senate...
Recent BAE Systems deals

Recent BAE Systems deals

After months of waiting, rumour and speculation, it has finally been announced that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman signed a memorandum of intent, on the order of 48 new Eurofighter jets, when he met with the UK Defence Secretary, Gavin Williamson. The deal...
Benefits of water jet cutting

Benefits of water jet cutting

What is water jet cutting? Water jet cutting is the process of accurately cutting sheet metal and other materials by using high pressure water through an intense cutting stream. Abrasive materials are usually added to the water, which increases the precision of the...