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Elon Musk: SpaceX can colonise Mars and build moon base

Musk says project codenamed BFR would also allow commercial travel to anywhere on Earth in under an hour<p>Elon Musk has unveiled plans for a new spacecraft that he says would allow his company SpaceX to colonise Mars, build a base on the moon, and allow commercial travel to anywhere on Earth in under …

Moon

What clean-energy innovators can learn from Apple

We noted in an earlier piece that Bill Gates’s “moonshot” investments to stop climate change, while well intentioned, are misdirected. We do need an …

‘I’m beginning to struggle with why we even do plans’: New towers will block $400K solar panels in Edmonton

Edmonton city council received an earful Monday when they ignored a five-year-old downtown plan when they approved a trio of 40-storey-plus …

This airplane's wings fold up so you can take it on your next camping trip

The ICON A5 bills itself as a plane for anyone and everyone: perfect for weekend camping trips, impressing a date, or just flying around New York …

Which plane noises should I be worried about?

Nervous fliers have a tendency to scrutinise every little bump, whirr and thud they hear on board a plane. Was that a wheel falling off? Did the wing just crack? I could swear I just heard the pilot snoring in the cockpit…<p>But which sounds are routine and which should have you reaching for the …

Coating keeps solar cells cool in hot sun

Every time you stroll outside you emit energy into the universe. Heat from the top of your head radiates into space as infrared light.<p>Now engineers …

Clean Energy

Here's how much of the world would need to be covered in solar panels to power Earth

More power from the sun hits the Earth in a single hour than humanity uses in an entire year, yet solar only provided 0.0039% of the energy used in the US last year.<p>Visionaries like Elon Musk think that solar will become the biggest energy source by 2031, according to an interview with Tim Urban on …

How solar panels could capture a lot more sunlight on slanted roofs

Most of the solar panels in the world sit on rooftops at a fixed angle, so they miss out on capturing energy during parts of every day. Now …

9 tricky brain teaser questions tech engineers struggle to answer at job interviews

But even they have a hard time answering the brain teaser questions a lot of tech companies like to ask during job interviews.<p>We went through Glassdoor to find some of the trickiest brain teaser questions they get asked, and the best way to answer them.

Job Interviews

Boeing plans to further speed up 767 aircraft production

Boeing said it would lift the production rate to 2.5 a month from two a month starting in the fourth quarter of 2017. The company makes 1.5 a month currently and is due to reach two a month in the first quarter of 2016.<p>"We are confident the market will support a long-term future for the 767," Brad …

They told me I couldn’t become an engineer … so I did it anyway - Karen Holford, Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Cardiff University and Pro Vice-Chancellor, College of Physical Sciences and Engineering

<b>Karen Holford is a Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Cardiff University. She joined the University’s School of Engineering in 1990, becoming its</b> …

Sydney Opera House and Statue of Liberty 'will be lost to sea level rise'

Famous global landmarks including the Statue of Liberty, Tower of London and Sydney Opera House will be lost to rising seas caused by climate change, scientists have warned.<p>Even with just a further 3C of warming – well within the range to which the UN climate science panel expects temperatures to …