15.11.11

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Mystery and Masonry Behind the Great Pyramids of Khufu at Giza

Egyptians are known for their extensive and detailed record keeping. They have recorded all aspects of Egyptian lives from agriculture and harvest to the lives and death of their kings. They have left about 3000 years of written and pictorial Read the entire post…

16.06.11

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AIRBUS Concept Plane For Year 2050 With Bio-metric Seats and Transparent Cabin

The European aircraft manufacturer Airbus had unveiled a concept airplane for the year 2050 that would transform the present day tiring air journey to a sightseeing strip. The aircraft has a lean structure with a blended fuselage and blended wings. The tail Read the entire post…

09.03.11

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Japanese Technology Converts Plastic Back to Oil

One of the raw materials for the production of plastic is crude oil. According to the reports from year 2004, 17,000,000 barrels of oil was used to produce plastic water bottles. Water bottles only make up a small fraction of Read the entire post…

24.09.10

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The Human Powered Wing Flapping Ornithopter Breaks World Record

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Todd Reichert, an Engineering PhD candidate at the University of Toronto Institute for Aerospace Studies, piloted ‘Snowbird’, manned ornithopter, surpassed the record of man powered flight. Initially towed by a car until lift was achieved, Snowbird sustained 19.3 seconds of flight, covering a distance of 145 meters.

24.08.10

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Chinese Innovative Metro Road Transportation Concept

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China is grabbing attention in recent years for many reasons both good and bad. This post is regarding a unique road transportation concept that have come from China. Its is a concept that resembles both a bus and a train Read the entire post…

22.07.10

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The Airbus Concept Plane Illustrates Air Transport In 2050

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But Airbus’ experts in aircraft materials, aerodynamics, cabins and engines have also come up with the design that is an ‘engineer’s dream’, to meet the expectations of the passengers of the future. More than a flight of pure fantasy, The Read the entire post…

19.07.10

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Airborne Wind Turbines To Generate Power From Uninterrupted High Altitude Wind

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Joby Energy is developing airborne wind turbines which will operate in the upper boundary layer and the upper troposphere. While knowledge of the tremendous energy in high-altitude wind is not new, recent advances in power electronics, sensors, and control systems Read the entire post…

28.04.10

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Russia Developes Fifth Generation Fighter, PAK-FA (T-50) to Counter US F22 and JSF (F-35)

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The Sukhoi PAK FA ( Future Frontline Aircraft System), is a fifth generation fighter aircraft being developed by Sukhoi OKB for the Russian Air Force. It is designed to directly compete with Lockheed Martin’s F-22 Raptor and F-35 Lightning II

12.01.10

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Dyson air multiplier, a Fan with no blades and no buffeting

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The Dyson Air Multiplier™ fan works very differently to conventional fans. It uses Air Multiplier™ technology to draw in air and amplify it 15 times, producing an uninterrupted stream of smooth air. With no blades or grill, it’s safe, easy to clean and doesn’t cause unpleasant buffeting.

26.12.09

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Oyster, the wave power harvester from Aquamarine Power

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“Oyster”, a giant flap twice the height of a double-decker bus which swings back and forth with the waves. Every time the flap moves, the action compresses hydraulic pumps which force water through a pipe to the shore where it drives a generator.

26.11.09

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Future of transportation, fly or drive, choice is now yours

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Terrafugia’s unique design allows the Transition® to fold its wings and drive on any surface road with a modern personal airplane platform. Once at the airport, the wings extend and the aircraft is ready for take-off. Both folding and extending the wings is done from inside the cockpit.

12.10.09

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Worlds largest ships to be sailing LNG rig

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Royal Dutch Shell plans to deploy the world’s first sailing liquefied natural gas plant. The gigantic vessel is much larger than an aircraft carrier, weighing 600,000 metric tons and measuring 1,574 feet long and 246 feet wide. Such a monster ship would be able to reach “stranded” gas fields far out in the oceans, whereas usual operations require long undersea pipelines to reach the gas fields