Slashdot Items Tagged "engineering"

Date / Time Story
Tuesday November 24, 2015 @08:46AM Understanding the Antikythera Mechanism
Saturday November 07, 2015 @09:40AM Autonomous Cars Aren't As Smart as They're Cracked Up To Be
Thursday October 29, 2015 @02:35PM Solar Energy in Space is not Necessarily Easy to Harvest (Video)
Thursday October 29, 2015 @07:40AM Military Blimp Breaks Free and Drifts Over the Mid-Atlantic Trailing Tether
Sunday October 18, 2015 @08:25PM "Father of the Space Shuttle" George Mueller Dies At 97
Sunday October 18, 2015 @08:17PM The Box That Built the Modern World
Thursday October 15, 2015 @09:55AM Looking At the Hardware and Software of NASA's New Horizons
Saturday October 03, 2015 @11:32AM F-35 Ejection Seat Fears Ground Lightweight Pilots
Thursday September 24, 2015 @11:13AM ESA-JAXA Team Wins 'America's Cup of Rocket Science'
Wednesday September 23, 2015 @12:03PM VW Fiasco Puts Ethics In Engineering Under the Spotlight, CEO Steps Down
Thursday September 17, 2015 @10:18PM NASA Delays Orion's First Manned Flight Until 2023
Tuesday September 08, 2015 @07:40AM Steve Wozniak "Steve Jobs Played No Role In My Designs For the Apple I & II"
Friday August 28, 2015 @01:55PM How NASA Defended Its Assembly Facility From Hurricane Katrina
Tuesday August 25, 2015 @08:45AM Backwards S-Pen Can Permanently Damage Note 5
Saturday August 22, 2015 @11:25AM John S. Lewis On the Space Commodities Market
Friday August 21, 2015 @07:55PM The Real NASA Technologies In 'The Martian'
Thursday August 20, 2015 @01:50PM Startup Builds Prototype For Floating Data Center
Friday August 14, 2015 @09:54PM Federal Judge Calls BS On Homeland Security's 2008 STEM 'Emergency'
Thursday August 06, 2015 @02:22AM MIT "Yolk and Shell" Nanoparticle Promises Longer-Lived Rechargeable Batteries
Monday July 20, 2015 @08:56PM Elon Musk: Faulty Strut May Have Led To Falcon 9 Launch Failure
Friday July 17, 2015 @05:20PM Famed Aircraft Designer James Bede Dies
Sunday July 12, 2015 @01:36PM ISRO Launches Record 5 UK Satellites, Part of a Long String of Successes
Saturday July 11, 2015 @01:35PM Simple Geometry = More Seats In an Airline
Monday June 29, 2015 @06:51AM Weather Promising for Sunday Morning SpaceX Launch
Saturday June 27, 2015 @03:02PM Why Didn't Voyager Visit Pluto?
Sunday June 21, 2015 @10:33PM Are Girl-Focused Engineering Toys Reinforcing Gender Stereotypes?
Sunday June 14, 2015 @08:39AM Online At Last: Comet Lander Philae Wakes Up
Friday June 12, 2015 @06:51AM An Origami Inspired Bacteria-Powered Battery
Tuesday June 09, 2015 @08:01AM Robots Compete In Navigating Simulation Of Japan's Fukushima Daiichi Plant
Tuesday June 09, 2015 @07:59AM NASA To Test Inflatable Donut For Landing On Mars
Saturday June 06, 2015 @12:11AM Airbus Unveils Its First Stage Reuseability Concept
Friday May 29, 2015 @11:21PM Third Stage Design Problem Cause of Most Recent Proton Failure
Friday May 29, 2015 @04:42PM Land Art Park Significantly Reduces Jet Engine Noise Near Airport
Tuesday May 19, 2015 @11:31AM Yubikey Neo Teardown and Durability Review
Sunday May 10, 2015 @04:36AM Enterprise SSDs, Powered Off, Potentially Lose Data In a Week
Thursday May 07, 2015 @02:18PM Centimeter-Resolution GPS For Smartphones, VR, Drones
Tuesday May 05, 2015 @08:18AM Recent Paper Shows Fracking Chemicals In Drinking Water, Industry Attacks It
Saturday May 02, 2015 @07:40AM Long Uptime Makes Boeing 787 Lose Electrical Power
Tuesday April 28, 2015 @07:43AM The Engineer's Lament -- Prioritizing Car Safety Issues
Friday April 17, 2015 @09:04PM Incorrectly Built SLS Welding Machine To Be Rebuilt
Tuesday March 31, 2015 @11:39AM Why America's Obsession With STEM Education Is Dangerous
Saturday March 21, 2015 @05:12PM Ebola-Proof Tablet Developed By Google Set For Deployment In Sierra Leone
Thursday March 19, 2015 @12:51PM No Fuel In the Fukushima Reactor #1
Wednesday March 18, 2015 @02:28PM Stanford Study Credits Lack of Non-Competes For Silicon Valley's Success
Sunday March 08, 2015 @11:19AM A Year On, What Flight Simulators Can't Prove About Flight MH370
Friday March 06, 2015 @08:04PM Mars Curiosity Rover Experiences Short Circuit, Will Be Stationary For Days
Tuesday February 24, 2015 @10:48AM H-1B Visas Proving Lucrative For Engineers, Dev Leads
Monday February 23, 2015 @10:20AM ISS Crew Install Cables For 2017 Arrival of Commercial Capsules
Tuesday February 17, 2015 @10:38AM Cosmic Rays To Reveal the Melted Nuclear Fuel In Fukushima's Reactors
Thursday February 12, 2015 @11:33AM Mooted: An Undersea Link From Finland To Estonia
Saturday February 07, 2015 @07:48PM DARPA's ALASA Could Pave Way For Cheaper, Faster Satellite Launches
Thursday January 29, 2015 @08:06AM Why ATM Bombs May Be Coming Soon To the United States
Sunday January 25, 2015 @10:54PM NASA Considers Autonomous Martian Helicopter To Augment Future Rovers
Thursday January 22, 2015 @08:30AM DARPA Wants Atlas Robot To Go Wireless
Friday January 16, 2015 @07:20PM Lost Beagle2 Probe Found 'Intact' On Mars
Friday January 16, 2015 @06:57PM SpaceX Landing Attempt Video Released
Sunday January 11, 2015 @01:20PM Nuclear Waste Accident Costs Los Alamos Contractor $57 Million
Tuesday December 30, 2014 @08:34AM 10 Years In, Mars Rover Opportunity Suffers From Flash Memory Degradation
Friday November 21, 2014 @06:30PM Harvard Scientists Say It's Time To Start Thinking About Engineering the Climate
Sunday November 16, 2014 @02:37PM After Four Days, Philae Team Gets to Rest
Friday November 14, 2014 @10:30PM Philae's Batteries Have Drained; Comet Lander Sleeps
Thursday November 13, 2014 @09:22AM Comet Probe Philae Unanchored But Stable — And Sending Back Images
Thursday November 06, 2014 @07:31PM We Are Running Out of Sand
Friday October 31, 2014 @05:19PM LG's 0.7mm Smartphone Bezel Is World's Narrowest
Sunday October 19, 2014 @10:01PM The Largest Ship In the World Is Being Built In Korea
Friday October 17, 2014 @08:08PM Cisco Exec: Turnover In Engineering No Problem
Friday October 17, 2014 @12:17PM Making Best Use of Data Center Space: Density Vs. Isolation
Friday October 10, 2014 @05:21PM Prosthetic Hand Capable of Delivering Texture Sensations
Thursday October 09, 2014 @07:33AM The Greatest Keyboard Ever Made
Friday October 03, 2014 @09:27PM WSJ: Google X Display Team Works Toward Bezel-Free Modular Displays
Sunday September 07, 2014 @07:58PM Restoring Salmon To Their Original Habitat -- With a Cannon
Saturday August 23, 2014 @07:36PM Air Force Requests Info For Replacement Atlas 5 Engine
Friday August 22, 2014 @11:21PM Anomaly Triggers Self-Destruct For SpaceX Falcon 9 Test Flight
Friday August 22, 2014 @04:40PM "MythBusters" Drops Kari Byron, Grant Imahara, Tory Belleci
Friday August 22, 2014 @03:59PM Wheel Damage Adding Up Quickly For Mars Rover Curiosity
Thursday August 14, 2014 @02:21PM Can Our Computers Continue To Get Smaller and More Powerful?
Friday August 08, 2014 @09:32PM New Process Promises Ammonia From Air, Water, and Sunlight
Thursday August 07, 2014 @11:44AM With Chinese Investment, Nicaraguan Passage Could Dwarf Panama Canal
Tuesday July 22, 2014 @10:08AM MIT Combines Carbon Foam and Graphite Flakes For Efficient Solar Steam Generati
Saturday July 12, 2014 @05:15PM For the First Time, Harvey Mudd Graduates More Women Than Men
Saturday June 28, 2014 @08:02PM NASA Successfully Tests 'Flying Saucer' Craft, New Parachute
Friday June 27, 2014 @11:15PM A Physicist Says He Can Tornado-Proof the Midwest With 1,000-Foot Walls
Monday June 23, 2014 @06:31PM China Builds Artificial Islands In South China Sea
Sunday June 15, 2014 @04:04PM How To Make Espresso In Space
Friday June 06, 2014 @08:42PM GM Names and Fires Engineers Involved In Faulty Ignition Switch
Sunday June 01, 2014 @10:10PM NASA's Test Bed For Mars Chute: Kauai
Saturday April 19, 2014 @09:44AM The Design Flaw That Almost Wiped Out an NYC Skyscraper
Thursday April 10, 2014 @11:49AM Under the Chassis: A Look At Tesla's Battery Shield
Sunday April 06, 2014 @07:45PM 3D-Printed UAV Can Go From Atoms to Airborne in 24 Hours
Saturday April 05, 2014 @04:44PM Under Revised Quake Estimates, Dozens of Nuclear Reactors Face Problems
Saturday March 29, 2014 @12:39AM Geologists Warned of Washington State Mudslides For Decades
Sunday March 23, 2014 @02:17AM Functional 3D-Printed Tape Measure
Tuesday March 18, 2014 @07:45AM Camera Module Problems May Delay Samsung's Galaxy S5
Sunday March 16, 2014 @11:23PM Jack A. Kinzler, Savior of the Skylab Mission, Dies At 94
Sunday March 09, 2014 @08:27AM iRobot CEO: Humanoid Robots Too Expensive To Be the Norm
Saturday March 08, 2014 @05:55PM Exploding Oil Tank Cars: Why Trains Go Boom
Sunday February 23, 2014 @05:55PM Japanese Firm Proposes Microwave-Linked Solar Plant On the Moon
Thursday February 13, 2014 @09:32AM China's Jade Rabbit Fights To Come Back From the Dead
Tuesday January 28, 2014 @12:59PM Tesla's Having Issues Charging In the Cold
Friday January 10, 2014 @06:09PM Object Blocking Giant Tunnel Borer Was an 8" Diameter Pipe
Friday January 10, 2014 @05:46PM How Do You Move a City?
Wednesday January 08, 2014 @07:26PM Cartels Are Using Firetruck-Sized Drillers To Make Drug Pipelines
Friday January 03, 2014 @07:59PM The Geek Group's Hacker-Oriented High Voltage Lab In Michigan Damaged by Fire
Sunday December 22, 2013 @08:48PM Spacesuit Problems Delay ISS Repair Spacewalk
Friday December 20, 2013 @07:04PM Rough Roving: Curiosity's Wheel Damage 'Accelerated'
Friday December 20, 2013 @06:46PM Enormous Tunneling Machine 'Bertha' Blocked By 'The Object'
Thursday December 12, 2013 @05:00PM Engineering the Perfect Coffee Mug
Wednesday December 11, 2013 @11:50PM Coolant Glitch Forces Partial Space Station Shutdown
Tuesday November 19, 2013 @09:19AM Musk Lashes Back Over Tesla Fire Controversy
Saturday October 12, 2013 @08:44PM UCSD Students Test Fire 3D-Printed Metal Rocket Engine
Thursday October 03, 2013 @07:59AM Fukushima Leak Traced To Overflow Tank Built On a Slope
Saturday September 21, 2013 @12:53AM How Long Can the ISS Last?
Saturday September 07, 2013 @06:41PM NASA Finds, Fixes Small Glitch in LADEE Moon Probe
Saturday September 07, 2013 @04:18PM Japan's L-Zero Maglev Train Reaches 310 mph In Trials
Saturday September 07, 2013 @02:02PM MIT's Inflatable Antennae Could Boost Small Satellite Communications
Saturday September 07, 2013 @11:56AM Elon Musk Shows His Vision of Holographic Design Technology
Friday August 09, 2013 @06:35AM Elon Musk Admits He Is Too Busy To Build Hyperloop
Thursday August 08, 2013 @06:34AM New Technique Creates 3D Images Through a Single Lens
Tuesday August 06, 2013 @10:42AM Fukishima Springs Water Leak
Sunday July 28, 2013 @01:50AM Russian Vehicle Delivers Spacesuit Repair Kit To ISS
Saturday July 27, 2013 @03:15PM In Canada, a 3D-Printed Rifle Breaks On First Firing
Tuesday July 23, 2013 @09:14AM Software Development Employment Rises 45% In 10 Years
Tuesday July 16, 2013 @01:13PM Spacewalk Aborted When Water Fills Astronaut's Helmet
Tuesday July 09, 2013 @07:50AM Ikea Foundation Introduces Better Refugee Shelter
Sunday June 30, 2013 @08:38AM Ask Slashdot: IT Spending In Engineering?
Thursday June 27, 2013 @02:38PM Ask Slashdot: Exploiting 'Engineering And ...' On a Resume?
Wednesday May 22, 2013 @05:51PM Rough Roving: Curiosity's Wheels Show Damage
Thursday May 09, 2013 @10:09AM New 'Academic Redshirt' For Engineering Undergrads at UW
Saturday May 04, 2013 @10:23AM Ask Slashdot: What's Your Company's Marketing-to-Engineering Ratio?
Tuesday April 09, 2013 @10:01AM Boeing's 787 Dreamliner Has Taken Its Battery Certification Flight
Tuesday March 26, 2013 @07:43AM James Cameron Gives Sub To Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Friday March 08, 2013 @09:34PM DNS Hijack Leads To Bitcoin Heist
Friday March 01, 2013 @07:50PM SpaceX Pressure Hammers Stuck Valves; Dragon's ISS Mission Back On Track
Saturday February 09, 2013 @03:42PM Super Bowl Blackout Caused By Defective Protective Relay
Tuesday January 08, 2013 @08:58AM Boeing Dreamliner Catches Fire In Boston
Saturday January 05, 2013 @08:09AM John McAfee Explains How He Milked Information From Belize's Elite
Friday December 28, 2012 @07:02PM NASA's Ion Thruster Sets Continuous Operation Record
Thursday December 20, 2012 @12:09PM Using Technology To Make Guns Safer
Saturday December 01, 2012 @02:53PM One Cool Day Job: Building Algorithms For Elevators
Tuesday November 27, 2012 @10:26AM 100km/h Sailboat Sets Speed Record
Thursday November 08, 2012 @03:17PM Open Compute Wants To Make Biodegradable Servers
Saturday November 03, 2012 @06:51AM Building the Ultimate Safe House
Friday November 02, 2012 @05:38PM Vanderbilt University Steps Into the Exoskeleton Market
Thursday October 25, 2012 @10:04AM Magellan Telescope First Mega-Mirror Polished and Ready
Friday October 12, 2012 @06:08PM Space Shuttle Endeavour's Final Journey
Thursday October 11, 2012 @08:04AM US Looks For Input On "The Next Big Things"
Saturday October 06, 2012 @08:40PM Space Junk May Require ISS Maneuver In Advance of SpaceX's Dragon
Tuesday October 02, 2012 @12:18PM $1 Billion Mission To Reach the Earth's Mantle
Monday September 03, 2012 @12:53PM Space Station Spacewalkers Stymied By Stubborn Bolt
Saturday September 01, 2012 @11:54AM Human-Powered Helicopter Team Sets New Records For Altitude and Flight Duration
Saturday August 25, 2012 @06:59PM A Modest Proposal For Sequestration of CO2 In the Antarctic
Wednesday August 22, 2012 @11:04PM Mirrors Finished For James Webb Space Telescope
Tuesday August 14, 2012 @12:09PM Korean Artist's Intentionally Useless Satellite To Launch This December
Thursday July 05, 2012 @04:00PM Japanese Effort Hopes To Reach Earth's Mantle
Saturday June 23, 2012 @11:10AM Laser Treatment For Earth-Bound Asteroids
Thursday June 21, 2012 @08:22AM FDA: Software Failure Behind 24% of Last Year's Medical Device Recalls
Tuesday June 19, 2012 @04:12AM Chinese Firms Claims It Can Build World's Tallest Tower in 90 Days
Friday June 15, 2012 @07:05AM OpenSUSE Team Reworking Dev Model, Delays 12.2 Release
Thursday June 14, 2012 @03:40PM Elon Musk Shows off the Dragon Capsule, Back From Space (Video)
Thursday May 31, 2012 @12:59PM NC Planners May Be Barred From Using Speculative Sea Level Rise Predictions
Friday May 18, 2012 @05:53PM Diesel-Like Engine Could Boost Fuel Economy By 50%
Friday May 18, 2012 @05:42PM 'Inexact' Chips Save Power By Fudging the Math
Thursday May 10, 2012 @08:36AM Russian Superjet 100 Crashes During Demo Flight, Killing All Aboard
Tuesday May 01, 2012 @08:26AM Discovery Channel Crashes a Boeing 727 For Science Documentary
Friday April 20, 2012 @04:59PM Hypersonic Test Aircraft Peeled Apart After 3 Minutes of Sustained Mach 20 Speed
Thursday April 05, 2012 @03:56PM World Is Ignoring Most Important Lesson From Fukushima
Tuesday April 03, 2012 @11:03AM Neil deGrasse Tyson Outlines a Plan For Saving Earth From Asteroids
Saturday March 31, 2012 @10:28PM Why Onagawa Nuclear Power Station Survived the Tsunami
Saturday March 24, 2012 @08:09AM Giant Paper Airplane Takes (Brief) Flight Over Arizona
Friday March 23, 2012 @11:30PM Massive Construction Effort Begins For World's Largest Telescope
Thursday March 22, 2012 @07:53AM Using Mech Combat To Hone Engineering Skills
Sunday March 11, 2012 @06:37AM Nuclear Disaster In Japan Could Have Been Mitigated, Say Industry Insiders
Tuesday March 06, 2012 @09:53AM World's Tallest Free-Standing Broadcast Tower Completed
Saturday March 03, 2012 @06:44AM Could Curiosity Rover Moonlight As Part of a Sample Return Mission?
Thursday February 23, 2012 @09:37AM Obayashi To Build Space Elevator By 2050
Thursday February 23, 2012 @08:04AM Why Tesla Cars Aren't Bricked By Failing Batteries
Friday February 17, 2012 @06:29PM Study Says Fracking is Safe In Theory But Often Not In Practice
Friday February 10, 2012 @01:05PM Replacing the World's Largest IMAX Screen
Thursday February 09, 2012 @08:17AM What Scorpions Have To Teach Aircraft Designers
Friday February 03, 2012 @08:10AM Next-Gen Spacesuits
Thursday February 02, 2012 @12:50PM SpaceX Tries Out Its New SuperDraco Rocket Engine
Friday January 27, 2012 @09:29PM Sea Water Could Cause Uranium Pollution From Nuclear Fuel Rods
Friday January 27, 2012 @07:12PM Mars Rover Opportunity Turns 8
Tuesday January 24, 2012 @09:26AM International Organization To Assess Earth Defense From Space Dangers
Saturday January 21, 2012 @04:28AM Project Bifrost: (Fission) Rockets of the Future?
Friday January 20, 2012 @09:35AM Printing a Home: The Case For Contour Crafting
Friday January 20, 2012 @09:18AM What To Do With a 1,000 Foot Wrecked Cruise Ship?
Tuesday January 17, 2012 @08:30AM NASA Open Sources Aircraft Design Software
Saturday December 31, 2011 @08:23PM GRAIL-A Enters Lunar Orbit
Friday December 30, 2011 @05:57PM Creating the World's Cheapest Tablet
Wednesday November 16, 2011 @02:49PM Mongolia Wants To Use Artificial Glaciers To Cool Capital
Sunday November 06, 2011 @09:28AM Why Do So Many College Science Majors Drop Out?
Friday October 21, 2011 @11:20PM DARPA Proposes Ripping Up Dead Satellites To Make New Ones
Sunday October 09, 2011 @11:19AM Qu8k Rockets Above the Balloons
Tuesday October 04, 2011 @07:03AM Exploding Toilet Injures Two Government Workers
Monday September 26, 2011 @04:21AM Are Folding Containers the Future of Shipping?
Wednesday September 21, 2011 @10:42PM New Transistor Could Let Chips Interface With Living Systems
Thursday September 08, 2011 @02:45PM Carnegie Mellon Introduces RoboBowl To Spur Robotics Advances
Friday September 02, 2011 @06:02PM Mr. President, There Is No (US) Engineer Shortage
Sunday August 14, 2011 @01:46PM Cutting Edge Tech Slated For Next Mars Rover