3D printing the factory of the future

SLOWLY but surely the sole of a shoe emerges from a bowl of liquid resin, as Excalibur rose from the enchanted lake. And, just as Excalibur was no ordinary sword, this is no ordinary sole. It is light and flexible, with an intricate internal structure, the better to help it support the wearer’s foot. Paired […]

The 1,000mph (Mach 1.4) car

Good to see that Rolls-Royce has now joined the companies sponsoring Bloodhound, the project to build a car that will try to set a 1,000mph world land speed record. Some people wonder what’s the point of this sort of thing. When you push engineering beyond its limits you never know what you might learn, and […]