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Slashdot Items Tagged "engineering"

Date / TimeStory
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
Monday March 10, 2014 @07:00PM Stanford Bioengineer Develops a 50-cent Paper Microscope
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
Monday October 21, 2013 @08:15AM New York City Considers Articulated Subway Cars
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
Monday September 30, 2013 @06:13PM New Headphones Generate Sound With Carbon Nanotubes
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
Friday May 10, 2013 @07:19AM Hanford Nuclear Waste Vitrification Plant "Too Dangerous"
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
Saturday March 09, 2013 @02:16PM SXSW: How Emotions Determine Android's Design
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
Tuesday August 14, 2012 @01:09PM Korean Artist's Intentionally Useless Satellite To Launch This December
Thursday July 05, 2012 @05:00PM Japanese Effort Hopes To Reach Earth's Mantle
Saturday June 23, 2012 @12:10PM Laser Treatment For Earth-Bound Asteroids
Thursday June 21, 2012 @09:22AM FDA: Software Failure Behind 24% of Last Year's Medical Device Recalls
Tuesday June 19, 2012 @05:12AM Chinese Firms Claims It Can Build World's Tallest Tower in 90 Days
Friday June 15, 2012 @08:05AM OpenSUSE Team Reworking Dev Model, Delays 12.2 Release
Thursday June 14, 2012 @04:40PM Elon Musk Shows off the Dragon Capsule, Back From Space (Video)
Thursday May 31, 2012 @01:59PM NC Planners May Be Barred From Using Speculative Sea Level Rise Predictions
Wednesday May 30, 2012 @01:27PM IT Positions Some of the Toughest Jobs To Fill In US
Friday May 18, 2012 @06:53PM Diesel-Like Engine Could Boost Fuel Economy By 50%
Friday May 18, 2012 @06:42PM 'Inexact' Chips Save Power By Fudging the Math
Thursday May 10, 2012 @09:36AM Russian Superjet 100 Crashes During Demo Flight, Killing All Aboard
Tuesday May 01, 2012 @09:26AM Discovery Channel Crashes a Boeing 727 For Science Documentary
Friday April 20, 2012 @05:59PM Hypersonic Test Aircraft Peeled Apart After 3 Minutes of Sustained Mach 20 Speed
Thursday April 05, 2012 @04:56PM World Is Ignoring Most Important Lesson From Fukushima
Tuesday April 03, 2012 @12:03PM Neil deGrasse Tyson Outlines a Plan For Saving Earth From Asteroids
Saturday March 31, 2012 @11:28PM Why Onagawa Nuclear Power Station Survived the Tsunami
Saturday March 24, 2012 @09:09AM Giant Paper Airplane Takes (Brief) Flight Over Arizona
Saturday March 24, 2012 @12:30AM Massive Construction Effort Begins For World's Largest Telescope
Thursday March 22, 2012 @08:53AM Using Mech Combat To Hone Engineering Skills
Sunday March 11, 2012 @07:37AM Nuclear Disaster In Japan Could Have Been Mitigated, Say Industry Insiders
Tuesday March 06, 2012 @10:53AM World's Tallest Free-Standing Broadcast Tower Completed
Saturday March 03, 2012 @07:44AM Could Curiosity Rover Moonlight As Part of a Sample Return Mission?
Thursday February 23, 2012 @10:37AM Obayashi To Build Space Elevator By 2050
Thursday February 23, 2012 @09:04AM Why Tesla Cars Aren't Bricked By Failing Batteries
Friday February 17, 2012 @07:29PM Study Says Fracking is Safe In Theory But Often Not In Practice
Friday February 10, 2012 @02:05PM Replacing the World's Largest IMAX Screen
Thursday February 09, 2012 @09:17AM What Scorpions Have To Teach Aircraft Designers
Friday February 03, 2012 @09:10AM Next-Gen Spacesuits
Thursday February 02, 2012 @01:50PM SpaceX Tries Out Its New SuperDraco Rocket Engine
Friday January 27, 2012 @10:29PM Sea Water Could Cause Uranium Pollution From Nuclear Fuel Rods
Friday January 27, 2012 @08:12PM Mars Rover Opportunity Turns 8
Tuesday January 24, 2012 @10:26AM International Organization To Assess Earth Defense From Space Dangers
Saturday January 21, 2012 @05:28AM Project Bifrost: (Fission) Rockets of the Future?
Friday January 20, 2012 @10:35AM Printing a Home: The Case For Contour Crafting
Friday January 20, 2012 @10:18AM What To Do With a 1,000 Foot Wrecked Cruise Ship?
Tuesday January 17, 2012 @09:30AM NASA Open Sources Aircraft Design Software
Saturday December 31, 2011 @09:23PM GRAIL-A Enters Lunar Orbit
Friday December 30, 2011 @06:57PM Creating the World's Cheapest Tablet
Wednesday November 16, 2011 @03:49PM Mongolia Wants To Use Artificial Glaciers To Cool Capital
Sunday November 06, 2011 @10:28AM Why Do So Many College Science Majors Drop Out?
Saturday October 22, 2011 @12:20AM DARPA Proposes Ripping Up Dead Satellites To Make New Ones
Sunday October 09, 2011 @12:19PM Qu8k Rockets Above the Balloons
Tuesday October 04, 2011 @08:03AM Exploding Toilet Injures Two Government Workers
Wednesday September 28, 2011 @07:50AM Sesame Street Begins Teaching Math and Science
Monday September 26, 2011 @05:21AM Are Folding Containers the Future of Shipping?
Wednesday September 21, 2011 @11:42PM New Transistor Could Let Chips Interface With Living Systems
Thursday September 08, 2011 @03:45PM Carnegie Mellon Introduces RoboBowl To Spur Robotics Advances
Friday September 02, 2011 @07:02PM Mr. President, There Is No (US) Engineer Shortage
Sunday August 14, 2011 @02:46PM Cutting Edge Tech Slated For Next Mars Rover
Thursday August 11, 2011 @02:21PM The Biggest Dangers to Your Fiber
Thursday August 04, 2011 @02:42PM Saudi Arabia Constructing World's Tallest Building
Thursday August 04, 2011 @01:31PM Building Material Absorbs and Releases Heat
Monday August 01, 2011 @07:07PM Archaeologist May Have Found the First Protractor
Friday July 29, 2011 @06:11PM Circuit Flaws Blamed For China Train Crash
Monday July 25, 2011 @09:35PM Heat 'Most Likely Cause' of Pioneer Anomaly
Sunday July 24, 2011 @09:51PM Getting the Latest Rover To Mars
Saturday July 23, 2011 @11:47AM Bullet Train Derails In China
Friday July 22, 2011 @07:14PM Blocked Fuel Line Botched Military Satellite Orbit
Thursday July 14, 2011 @01:58PM NSF Funds Mind-machine Interface Center
Sunday July 10, 2011 @09:02AM Have American Businesses Been Stranded By the MBAs?
Friday July 01, 2011 @04:20PM How Japan's Data Centers Survived the Earthquake
Sunday June 26, 2011 @05:07PM The Intentional Flooding of America's Heartland
Friday June 03, 2011 @06:49PM Tornado Risk Seen For Social Security Data Center
Monday May 30, 2011 @12:34AM US Nuclear Power Enters the Digital Age
Friday May 27, 2011 @06:41PM Flight 447 'Black Box' Decoded
Thursday May 19, 2011 @01:22PM Inside NVIDIA's Massive Hardware Emulation Lab
Wednesday May 18, 2011 @10:20PM 8 of China's Top 9 Govt. Officials Are Engineers
Wednesday May 18, 2011 @02:07AM Fukushima Meltdown Might Have Come With Earthquake, Not Tsunami
Tuesday May 10, 2011 @01:55PM Human Powered Helicopter Aims To Break Records
Thursday May 05, 2011 @10:38PM TEPCO Readies Plan To Bring Reactor Under Control
Thursday May 05, 2011 @02:49PM Boeing 747-8 Extreme Braking Test Video
Friday April 22, 2011 @10:55PM Mitigating Fukushima's Dangers, 42 Days In
Tuesday April 12, 2011 @06:48PM Fukushima: What Happened and What Needs To Be Done
Thursday April 07, 2011 @06:18PM Which Comic Character Is the Greatest Engineer?
Sunday April 03, 2011 @10:35AM Crack In Fukushima Structure May Be Leaking Radiation
Saturday April 02, 2011 @11:44AM Burt Rutan Retires From Scaled Composites
Friday April 01, 2011 @09:16PM Nuclear Risk Expert: Fukushima Fuel May Be Leaking
Monday March 28, 2011 @09:32AM Americans Favor Moratorium On New Nuclear Reactors
Thursday March 24, 2011 @08:25PM Fukushima Radioactive Fallout Nears Chernobyl Levels
Thursday March 24, 2011 @07:03PM UT Student-Built Spacecraft Separate and Communicate
Friday March 18, 2011 @11:49AM Heroism Is Part of a Nuclear Worker's Job
Thursday March 17, 2011 @08:06PM Airbus Faces Charges Over 2009 Rio-Paris Crash
Tuesday March 15, 2011 @05:43PM Net Sees Earthquake Damage, Routes Around It
Friday March 11, 2011 @11:08PM Nuclear Emergency Declared At 2 Plants In Japan
Wednesday March 09, 2011 @12:22AM Website Devoted to Makeshift Toilets After Earthquake
Saturday February 26, 2011 @03:02PM NASA Wants Spacecraft For Mars Return Trip
Monday February 21, 2011 @11:15AM Laptop Design For Disassembly
Thursday February 10, 2011 @08:09PM Open Source Hardware Hits 1.0
Thursday February 03, 2011 @07:42PM N.C. Official Sics License Police On Computer Scientist For Too Good a Complaint
Saturday January 22, 2011 @01:27AM Solar Car Speed Record Smashed
Tuesday January 18, 2011 @04:54PM How Facebook Ships Code
Thursday December 30, 2010 @01:56PM Lessons Learned From Skype’s Outage
Saturday December 25, 2010 @12:17PM Indian Launch Vehicle Explodes After Lift-Off
Friday December 24, 2010 @07:27PM Progress In Algorithms Beats Moore's Law
Monday December 13, 2010 @01:38AM When Computers Go Wrong
Friday December 10, 2010 @08:57PM Informative Shuttle Ascent Video
Tuesday December 07, 2010 @07:31PM Tour of the Closet Sized Living Quarters On ISS
Saturday November 13, 2010 @07:22PM Auto Industry's Fastest Processor Is 128Mhz
Friday November 12, 2010 @12:18PM Modeling Software Showed BP Cement As Unstable
Tuesday November 09, 2010 @03:43PM Bloom Laptop Designed For Easy Disassembly
Friday November 05, 2010 @06:38PM Another Leak Delays Final Discovery Launch
Thursday October 28, 2010 @03:28PM Launch Command Preserved In Power Failure, But Nuclear Designs Still Risky
Thursday October 28, 2010 @12:13PM NASA Working On Solar Storm Shield
Sunday October 24, 2010 @11:14AM NASA Releases Failure Report On Outback Crash
Saturday October 23, 2010 @03:43PM Mazda Claims 70 mpg For New Engine, No Hybrid Needed
Friday October 22, 2010 @07:08AM Giant Lab Replicates Category 3 Hurricanes
Tuesday October 19, 2010 @06:51PM International Effort Brings an Open Standard For Docking In Space
Tuesday October 19, 2010 @03:44PM UN May Ban Blotting Out the Sun
Friday October 15, 2010 @06:23PM Switzerland's Mega Tunnel Sets Record
Tuesday October 12, 2010 @06:04PM iPhone 4 Screens Break 82% More Than 3GS
Friday October 08, 2010 @09:09PM Large, Slow Airships Could Move Buildings
Thursday October 07, 2010 @02:45PM Final Space Shuttle External Tank Ready For Its Closeup
Saturday September 25, 2010 @11:26AM Facebook Unveils Details of Downtime
Thursday September 23, 2010 @02:03PM First Human-Powered Ornithopter
Tuesday September 21, 2010 @08:40PM Orion Spacecraft On the Path To Future Flight
Tuesday September 21, 2010 @07:01PM BP Permanently Seals Gulf Oil Well
Tuesday September 21, 2010 @04:24PM Hunters Shot Down Google Fiber
Sunday September 19, 2010 @02:12PM U. Penn Super Quadcopter Learns New Tricks
Thursday September 16, 2010 @10:20PM Meet the Virginia-Built 110MPG X-Prize Car
Thursday September 16, 2010 @12:55PM Why Are Terrorists Often Engineers?
Friday September 10, 2010 @05:59PM Spaceflight Formation Flying Test Bed Takes Off
Monday September 06, 2010 @01:16PM Ryanair's CEO Suggests Eliminating Co-Pilots
Friday September 03, 2010 @08:20PM NASA Preps Closest-Ever Sun Mission
Friday September 03, 2010 @12:01PM HP Backs Memristor Mass Production
Thursday September 02, 2010 @02:13PM Another Gulf Oil Rig Explodes
Tuesday August 31, 2010 @06:24PM 9 Ideas For Coping With Space Junk
Saturday August 28, 2010 @03:51PM Machining a TI-89 Out of Aluminum
Saturday August 28, 2010 @02:46PM MIT Unveils Oil-Skimming Robot Swarm Prototype

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