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The Brexit vote is already hurting tech salaries

UK might lose leadership position within European tech landscape, survey suggests<p>UK tech engineering salaries have plummeted since the vote for …

What Is EmDrive, NASA's New Space Engine?

NASA is going to Mars, perhaps as early as 2033. It won't be a short trip, however, at least not with current technology.<p>According to a recent <b>Boeing</b> (NYSE: BA) presentation on NASA's plan for a manned mission to Mars, the best time to launch a spaceship from Earth to Mars is during "Mars …

A Massive Poster of Earth’s Spacecraft and Missions, So Far

By our count, there are 113 spacecraft in this image. It’s a catalogue of all of the vehicles launched into space so far, from the U.S.S.R’s Luna 2 …

Astronomy

Budget 2016: If George Osborne is giving me free money, why would I need a pension?

The Chancellor's Lifetime Isa for young people creates a simpler alternative to investing in a pension, which risks rendering it pointless<p>George Osborne threw lots of money at young people in his Budget in the form of the "Lifetime Isa", explaining that people under 40 can "put money in, get a …

Finance

Is this really a budget for Generation Y?

This was a budget for Generation Y, George Osborne would have us believe. The phrase “next generation” popped up an astonishing 18 times in his speech. The word “pensioner” was mentioned just once, and only in a passing reference.<p>And what’s on offer to the next generation? A lifetime Isa, boosted …

Income Tax

George Osborne uses budget to convince Tories of his leadership qualities

George Osborne might have been facing the Labour party but he was speaking to the Conservatives; not just the MPs sitting beside and behind him but almost 150,000 members across the country.<p>After all, the chancellor delivered his budget in the context of a looming vacancy at No 10. The “Where’s …

George Osborne

The 50 Best Videos For Teachers Interested In Gamification

Image by Sezzles via Flickr Creative Commons<p>Gaming in education is a really big deal, and a very fun way to get students more involved and interested …

Education Technology