Slashdot Items Tagged "engineering"

Date / Time Story
Wednesday July 27, 2016 @06:10PM Hyperloop One Announces Opening of Its First Manufacturing Plant
Monday July 25, 2016 @07:43PM Apple's Electric Car Project To Be Led By Bob Mansfield
Tuesday July 05, 2016 @06:57PM Hyperloop One Says It Can Connect Helsinki To Stockholm In Under 30 Minutes
Tuesday May 10, 2016 @12:29AM This Unusual Botnet Targets Scientists, Engineers, and Academics
Saturday April 30, 2016 @07:00AM Design, Hardware, Software Errors Doomed Japanese Hitomi Spacecraft
Sunday April 10, 2016 @12:54PM Top US Undergraduate Computer Science Programs Skip Cybersecurity Classes
Sunday March 27, 2016 @09:57PM Why BART Is Falling Apart
Sunday March 27, 2016 @01:51PM University of Illinois Transmits Record 57Gbps Through Fiber Optic Lines
Saturday March 26, 2016 @08:01AM Uber Recruiting Engineers By Randomly Sending Coding Game To Play During Rides
Thursday March 24, 2016 @11:49AM Jason Bradbury Believes Coding Lessons In Schools Are a Waste of Time
Tuesday March 22, 2016 @02:14PM Bob Ebeling, Challenger Engineer Who Forewarned of Shuttle Disaster, Dead At 89
Sunday March 20, 2016 @07:09PM How Space-Based Solar Power Plants Could Be Built By Robots On the Moon
Sunday March 20, 2016 @06:56PM How Many Digits of Pi Does NASA Use?
Sunday March 20, 2016 @06:48PM Stealthy Drone Can Hide Underwater For Months, Then Float To Surface To Take-Off
Sunday March 20, 2016 @02:50PM Facebook Exec Explains Why Technical Skills Aren't Enough To Be a Great Engineer
Thursday March 17, 2016 @07:10PM What's Frying the Electrical Systems On BART Trains?
Wednesday March 16, 2016 @09:54AM DC Metro Closes For Emergency Safety Inspection
Tuesday March 15, 2016 @05:33PM How Much Do Tech Bosses Really Earn?
Monday March 14, 2016 @10:23PM Autonomous Cars? How About Autonomous Bikes?
Thursday March 10, 2016 @10:27PM Software Bug in F-35 Radar Causes Mid-Flight System Reboot
Thursday March 10, 2016 @10:19AM Mars InSight Mission To Launch In 2018, After $150M Failure and Delay
Thursday March 10, 2016 @10:03AM It Turns Out the F-35 Can Dogfight
Monday March 07, 2016 @10:29AM Google Challenge Results In Astoundingly Efficient Inverters
Saturday March 05, 2016 @11:01AM SpaceX's Latest Launch Successful, But Ends With a "Hard Landing"
Thursday March 03, 2016 @01:22AM Iraq's Mosul Dam Could Burst At Any Time
Friday February 26, 2016 @11:37AM Google Proposes New Hard Drive Format For Data Centers
Wednesday February 10, 2016 @07:48PM Engineers Devise a Way To Harvest Wind Energy From Trees
Saturday February 06, 2016 @12:27PM Giant Magellan Telescope Set To Revolutionize Ground-Based Astronomy
Wednesday February 03, 2016 @09:38PM Beyond the Liberator: A 3D-Printed Plastic 9mm Semi-Auto Pistol
Wednesday February 03, 2016 @06:06PM Russia Begins Work On a Lunar Lander
Monday February 01, 2016 @05:38PM One Hoss Shay and Our Society of Obsolescence
Monday February 01, 2016 @12:28PM Let's Tear Down a Kiva Bot!
Monday February 01, 2016 @10:21AM Microsoft Serves Cloud From the Sea Bed
Monday February 01, 2016 @01:34AM MIT Team Tops Hyperloop Design Competition
Sunday January 31, 2016 @12:48AM Apple: Losing Out On Talent and In Need of a Killer New Device
Saturday January 30, 2016 @04:36PM Elon Musk To Unveil Mars Spacecraft Later This Year, For 2025 Flight
Friday January 29, 2016 @09:02PM There's a Wind Turbine On the Horizon With Blades the Size of Trump Tower
Thursday January 28, 2016 @05:30PM Satellite Failure Behind GPS Timing Anomaly
Thursday January 28, 2016 @01:26PM 30 Years Since The Challenger Disaster: Where Were You?
Tuesday January 26, 2016 @01:35PM Discrepancy Detected In GPS Time
Sunday January 24, 2016 @12:40PM NASA's Deep Space Habitat Could Support the Journey To Mars and a Lunar Return
Friday January 22, 2016 @08:05PM Civil Construction Wipes Out Internet Connectivity Across Africa
Thursday January 07, 2016 @11:26AM The E6-B Flight Computer Is 75 Years Old, Still In Use
Sunday December 27, 2015 @09:25PM Giant Methane Leak in California Won't Be Capped For Months
Thursday December 10, 2015 @09:40AM Musk Announces Return-to-Flight Date For Falcon 9 Rocket
Tuesday December 08, 2015 @09:26AM Japanese Space Probe Akatsuki Enters Orbit Around Venus Five Years Late
Thursday December 03, 2015 @02:38PM The Race To Create a Hyperloop Heats Up
Friday November 27, 2015 @07:29PM Scientists Turn Gold Into Foam That's Nearly As Light As Air
Tuesday November 24, 2015 @09:46AM Understanding the Antikythera Mechanism
Saturday November 07, 2015 @10:40AM Autonomous Cars Aren't As Smart as They're Cracked Up To Be
Thursday October 29, 2015 @03:35PM Solar Energy in Space is not Necessarily Easy to Harvest (Video)
Thursday October 29, 2015 @08:40AM Military Blimp Breaks Free and Drifts Over the Mid-Atlantic Trailing Tether
Sunday October 18, 2015 @09:25PM "Father of the Space Shuttle" George Mueller Dies At 97
Sunday October 18, 2015 @09:17PM The Box That Built the Modern World
Thursday October 15, 2015 @10:55AM Looking At the Hardware and Software of NASA's New Horizons
Saturday October 03, 2015 @12:32PM F-35 Ejection Seat Fears Ground Lightweight Pilots
Thursday September 24, 2015 @12:13PM ESA-JAXA Team Wins 'America's Cup of Rocket Science'
Wednesday September 23, 2015 @01:03PM VW Fiasco Puts Ethics In Engineering Under the Spotlight, CEO Steps Down
Thursday September 17, 2015 @11:18PM NASA Delays Orion's First Manned Flight Until 2023
Tuesday September 08, 2015 @08:40AM Steve Wozniak "Steve Jobs Played No Role In My Designs For the Apple I & II"
Friday August 28, 2015 @02:55PM How NASA Defended Its Assembly Facility From Hurricane Katrina
Tuesday August 25, 2015 @09:45AM Backwards S-Pen Can Permanently Damage Note 5
Saturday August 22, 2015 @12:25PM John S. Lewis On the Space Commodities Market
Friday August 21, 2015 @08:55PM The Real NASA Technologies In 'The Martian'
Thursday August 20, 2015 @02:50PM Startup Builds Prototype For Floating Data Center
Friday August 14, 2015 @10:54PM Federal Judge Calls BS On Homeland Security's 2008 STEM 'Emergency'
Thursday August 06, 2015 @03:22AM MIT "Yolk and Shell" Nanoparticle Promises Longer-Lived Rechargeable Batteries
Monday July 20, 2015 @09:56PM Elon Musk: Faulty Strut May Have Led To Falcon 9 Launch Failure
Friday July 17, 2015 @06:20PM Famed Aircraft Designer James Bede Dies
Sunday July 12, 2015 @02:36PM ISRO Launches Record 5 UK Satellites, Part of a Long String of Successes
Saturday July 11, 2015 @02:35PM Simple Geometry = More Seats In an Airline
Monday June 29, 2015 @07:51AM Weather Promising for Sunday Morning SpaceX Launch
Saturday June 27, 2015 @04:02PM Why Didn't Voyager Visit Pluto?
Sunday June 21, 2015 @11:33PM Are Girl-Focused Engineering Toys Reinforcing Gender Stereotypes?
Sunday June 14, 2015 @09:39AM Online At Last: Comet Lander Philae Wakes Up
Friday June 12, 2015 @07:51AM An Origami Inspired Bacteria-Powered Battery
Tuesday June 09, 2015 @09:01AM Robots Compete In Navigating Simulation Of Japan's Fukushima Daiichi Plant
Tuesday June 09, 2015 @08:59AM NASA To Test Inflatable Donut For Landing On Mars
Saturday June 06, 2015 @01:11AM Airbus Unveils Its First Stage Reuseability Concept
Saturday May 30, 2015 @12:21AM Third Stage Design Problem Cause of Most Recent Proton Failure
Friday May 29, 2015 @05:42PM Land Art Park Significantly Reduces Jet Engine Noise Near Airport
Tuesday May 19, 2015 @12:31PM Yubikey Neo Teardown and Durability Review
Sunday May 10, 2015 @05:36AM Enterprise SSDs, Powered Off, Potentially Lose Data In a Week
Thursday May 07, 2015 @03:18PM Centimeter-Resolution GPS For Smartphones, VR, Drones
Tuesday May 05, 2015 @09:18AM Recent Paper Shows Fracking Chemicals In Drinking Water, Industry Attacks It
Saturday May 02, 2015 @08:40AM Long Uptime Makes Boeing 787 Lose Electrical Power
Tuesday April 28, 2015 @08:43AM The Engineer's Lament -- Prioritizing Car Safety Issues
Friday April 17, 2015 @10:04PM Incorrectly Built SLS Welding Machine To Be Rebuilt
Tuesday March 31, 2015 @12:39PM Why America's Obsession With STEM Education Is Dangerous
Saturday March 21, 2015 @06:12PM Ebola-Proof Tablet Developed By Google Set For Deployment In Sierra Leone
Thursday March 19, 2015 @01:51PM No Fuel In the Fukushima Reactor #1
Wednesday March 18, 2015 @03:28PM Stanford Study Credits Lack of Non-Competes For Silicon Valley's Success
Sunday March 08, 2015 @12:19PM A Year On, What Flight Simulators Can't Prove About Flight MH370
Friday March 06, 2015 @09:04PM Mars Curiosity Rover Experiences Short Circuit, Will Be Stationary For Days
Tuesday February 24, 2015 @11:48AM H-1B Visas Proving Lucrative For Engineers, Dev Leads
Monday February 23, 2015 @11:20AM ISS Crew Install Cables For 2017 Arrival of Commercial Capsules
Tuesday February 17, 2015 @11:38AM Cosmic Rays To Reveal the Melted Nuclear Fuel In Fukushima's Reactors
Thursday February 12, 2015 @12:33PM Mooted: An Undersea Link From Finland To Estonia
Saturday February 07, 2015 @08:48PM DARPA's ALASA Could Pave Way For Cheaper, Faster Satellite Launches
Thursday January 29, 2015 @09:06AM Why ATM Bombs May Be Coming Soon To the United States
Sunday January 25, 2015 @11:54PM NASA Considers Autonomous Martian Helicopter To Augment Future Rovers
Thursday January 22, 2015 @09:30AM DARPA Wants Atlas Robot To Go Wireless
Friday January 16, 2015 @08:20PM Lost Beagle2 Probe Found 'Intact' On Mars
Friday January 16, 2015 @07:57PM SpaceX Landing Attempt Video Released
Sunday January 11, 2015 @02:20PM Nuclear Waste Accident Costs Los Alamos Contractor $57 Million
Tuesday December 30, 2014 @09:34AM 10 Years In, Mars Rover Opportunity Suffers From Flash Memory Degradation
Friday November 21, 2014 @07:30PM Harvard Scientists Say It's Time To Start Thinking About Engineering the Climate
Sunday November 16, 2014 @03:37PM After Four Days, Philae Team Gets to Rest
Friday November 14, 2014 @11:30PM Philae's Batteries Have Drained; Comet Lander Sleeps
Thursday November 13, 2014 @10:22AM Comet Probe Philae Unanchored But Stable — And Sending Back Images
Thursday November 06, 2014 @08:31PM We Are Running Out of Sand
Friday October 31, 2014 @06:19PM LG's 0.7mm Smartphone Bezel Is World's Narrowest
Sunday October 19, 2014 @11:01PM The Largest Ship In the World Is Being Built In Korea
Friday October 17, 2014 @09:08PM Cisco Exec: Turnover In Engineering No Problem
Friday October 17, 2014 @01:17PM Making Best Use of Data Center Space: Density Vs. Isolation
Friday October 10, 2014 @06:21PM Prosthetic Hand Capable of Delivering Texture Sensations
Thursday October 09, 2014 @08:33AM The Greatest Keyboard Ever Made
Friday October 03, 2014 @10:27PM WSJ: Google X Display Team Works Toward Bezel-Free Modular Displays
Sunday September 07, 2014 @08:58PM Restoring Salmon To Their Original Habitat -- With a Cannon
Saturday August 23, 2014 @08:36PM Air Force Requests Info For Replacement Atlas 5 Engine
Saturday August 23, 2014 @12:21AM Anomaly Triggers Self-Destruct For SpaceX Falcon 9 Test Flight
Friday August 22, 2014 @05:40PM "MythBusters" Drops Kari Byron, Grant Imahara, Tory Belleci
Friday August 22, 2014 @04:59PM Wheel Damage Adding Up Quickly For Mars Rover Curiosity
Thursday August 14, 2014 @03:21PM Can Our Computers Continue To Get Smaller and More Powerful?
Friday August 08, 2014 @10:32PM New Process Promises Ammonia From Air, Water, and Sunlight
Thursday August 07, 2014 @12:44PM With Chinese Investment, Nicaraguan Passage Could Dwarf Panama Canal
Tuesday July 22, 2014 @11:08AM MIT Combines Carbon Foam and Graphite Flakes For Efficient Solar Steam Generati
Saturday July 12, 2014 @06:15PM For the First Time, Harvey Mudd Graduates More Women Than Men
Saturday June 28, 2014 @09:02PM NASA Successfully Tests 'Flying Saucer' Craft, New Parachute
Saturday June 28, 2014 @12:15AM A Physicist Says He Can Tornado-Proof the Midwest With 1,000-Foot Walls
Monday June 23, 2014 @07:31PM China Builds Artificial Islands In South China Sea
Sunday June 15, 2014 @05:04PM How To Make Espresso In Space
Friday June 06, 2014 @09:42PM GM Names and Fires Engineers Involved In Faulty Ignition Switch
Sunday June 01, 2014 @11:10PM NASA's Test Bed For Mars Chute: Kauai
Saturday April 19, 2014 @10:44AM The Design Flaw That Almost Wiped Out an NYC Skyscraper
Thursday April 10, 2014 @12:49PM Under the Chassis: A Look At Tesla's Battery Shield
Sunday April 06, 2014 @08:45PM 3D-Printed UAV Can Go From Atoms to Airborne in 24 Hours
Saturday April 05, 2014 @05:44PM Under Revised Quake Estimates, Dozens of Nuclear Reactors Face Problems
Saturday March 29, 2014 @01:39AM Geologists Warned of Washington State Mudslides For Decades
Sunday March 23, 2014 @03:17AM Functional 3D-Printed Tape Measure
Tuesday March 18, 2014 @08:45AM Camera Module Problems May Delay Samsung's Galaxy S5
Monday March 17, 2014 @12:23AM Jack A. Kinzler, Savior of the Skylab Mission, Dies At 94
Sunday March 09, 2014 @09:27AM iRobot CEO: Humanoid Robots Too Expensive To Be the Norm
Saturday March 08, 2014 @06:55PM Exploding Oil Tank Cars: Why Trains Go Boom
Sunday February 23, 2014 @06:55PM Japanese Firm Proposes Microwave-Linked Solar Plant On the Moon
Thursday February 13, 2014 @10:32AM China's Jade Rabbit Fights To Come Back From the Dead
Tuesday January 28, 2014 @01:59PM Tesla's Having Issues Charging In the Cold
Friday January 10, 2014 @07:09PM Object Blocking Giant Tunnel Borer Was an 8" Diameter Pipe
Friday January 10, 2014 @06:46PM How Do You Move a City?
Wednesday January 08, 2014 @08:26PM Cartels Are Using Firetruck-Sized Drillers To Make Drug Pipelines
Friday January 03, 2014 @08:59PM The Geek Group's Hacker-Oriented High Voltage Lab In Michigan Damaged by Fire
Sunday December 22, 2013 @09:48PM Spacesuit Problems Delay ISS Repair Spacewalk
Friday December 20, 2013 @08:04PM Rough Roving: Curiosity's Wheel Damage 'Accelerated'
Friday December 20, 2013 @07:46PM Enormous Tunneling Machine 'Bertha' Blocked By 'The Object'
Thursday December 12, 2013 @06:00PM Engineering the Perfect Coffee Mug
Thursday December 12, 2013 @12:50AM Coolant Glitch Forces Partial Space Station Shutdown
Tuesday November 19, 2013 @10:19AM Musk Lashes Back Over Tesla Fire Controversy
Saturday October 12, 2013 @09:44PM UCSD Students Test Fire 3D-Printed Metal Rocket Engine
Thursday October 03, 2013 @08:59AM Fukushima Leak Traced To Overflow Tank Built On a Slope
Saturday September 21, 2013 @01:53AM How Long Can the ISS Last?
Saturday September 07, 2013 @07:41PM NASA Finds, Fixes Small Glitch in LADEE Moon Probe
Saturday September 07, 2013 @05:18PM Japan's L-Zero Maglev Train Reaches 310 mph In Trials
Saturday September 07, 2013 @03:02PM MIT's Inflatable Antennae Could Boost Small Satellite Communications
Saturday September 07, 2013 @12:56PM Elon Musk Shows His Vision of Holographic Design Technology
Friday August 09, 2013 @07:35AM Elon Musk Admits He Is Too Busy To Build Hyperloop
Thursday August 08, 2013 @07:34AM New Technique Creates 3D Images Through a Single Lens
Tuesday August 06, 2013 @11:42AM Fukishima Springs Water Leak
Sunday July 28, 2013 @02:50AM Russian Vehicle Delivers Spacesuit Repair Kit To ISS
Saturday July 27, 2013 @04:15PM In Canada, a 3D-Printed Rifle Breaks On First Firing
Tuesday July 23, 2013 @10:14AM Software Development Employment Rises 45% In 10 Years
Tuesday July 16, 2013 @02:13PM Spacewalk Aborted When Water Fills Astronaut's Helmet
Tuesday July 09, 2013 @08:50AM Ikea Foundation Introduces Better Refugee Shelter
Sunday June 30, 2013 @09:38AM Ask Slashdot: IT Spending In Engineering?
Thursday June 27, 2013 @03:38PM Ask Slashdot: Exploiting 'Engineering And ...' On a Resume?
Wednesday May 22, 2013 @06:51PM Rough Roving: Curiosity's Wheels Show Damage
Thursday May 09, 2013 @11:09AM New 'Academic Redshirt' For Engineering Undergrads at UW
Saturday May 04, 2013 @11:23AM Ask Slashdot: What's Your Company's Marketing-to-Engineering Ratio?
Tuesday April 09, 2013 @11:01AM Boeing's 787 Dreamliner Has Taken Its Battery Certification Flight
Tuesday March 26, 2013 @08:43AM James Cameron Gives Sub To Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Friday March 08, 2013 @10:34PM DNS Hijack Leads To Bitcoin Heist
Friday March 01, 2013 @08:50PM SpaceX Pressure Hammers Stuck Valves; Dragon's ISS Mission Back On Track
Saturday February 09, 2013 @04:42PM Super Bowl Blackout Caused By Defective Protective Relay
Tuesday January 08, 2013 @09:58AM Boeing Dreamliner Catches Fire In Boston
Saturday January 05, 2013 @09:09AM John McAfee Explains How He Milked Information From Belize's Elite
Friday December 28, 2012 @08:02PM NASA's Ion Thruster Sets Continuous Operation Record
Thursday December 20, 2012 @01:09PM Using Technology To Make Guns Safer
Saturday December 01, 2012 @03:53PM One Cool Day Job: Building Algorithms For Elevators
Tuesday November 27, 2012 @11:26AM 100km/h Sailboat Sets Speed Record
Thursday November 08, 2012 @04:17PM Open Compute Wants To Make Biodegradable Servers
Saturday November 03, 2012 @07:51AM Building the Ultimate Safe House
Friday November 02, 2012 @06:38PM Vanderbilt University Steps Into the Exoskeleton Market
Thursday October 25, 2012 @11:04AM Magellan Telescope First Mega-Mirror Polished and Ready
Friday October 12, 2012 @07:08PM Space Shuttle Endeavour's Final Journey
Thursday October 11, 2012 @09:04AM US Looks For Input On "The Next Big Things"
Saturday October 06, 2012 @09:40PM Space Junk May Require ISS Maneuver In Advance of SpaceX's Dragon
Tuesday October 02, 2012 @01:18PM $1 Billion Mission To Reach the Earth's Mantle
Monday September 03, 2012 @01:53PM Space Station Spacewalkers Stymied By Stubborn Bolt
Saturday September 01, 2012 @12:54PM Human-Powered Helicopter Team Sets New Records For Altitude and Flight Duration
Saturday August 25, 2012 @07:59PM A Modest Proposal For Sequestration of CO2 In the Antarctic
Thursday August 23, 2012 @12:04AM Mirrors Finished For James Webb Space Telescope