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Date / TimeStory
Monday July 20, 2015 @09:56PM Elon Musk: Faulty Strut May Have Led To Falcon 9 Launch Failure
Friday July 17, 2015 @06:20PM Famed Aircraft Designer James Bede Dies
Sunday July 12, 2015 @02:36PM ISRO Launches Record 5 UK Satellites, Part of a Long String of Successes
Saturday July 11, 2015 @02:35PM Simple Geometry = More Seats In an Airline
Monday June 29, 2015 @07:51AM Weather Promising for Sunday Morning SpaceX Launch
Saturday June 27, 2015 @04:02PM Why Didn't Voyager Visit Pluto?
Sunday June 21, 2015 @11:33PM Are Girl-Focused Engineering Toys Reinforcing Gender Stereotypes?
Sunday June 14, 2015 @09:39AM Online At Last: Comet Lander Philae Wakes Up
Friday June 12, 2015 @07:51AM An Origami Inspired Bacteria-Powered Battery
Tuesday June 09, 2015 @09:01AM Robots Compete In Navigating Simulation Of Japan's Fukushima Daiichi Plant
Tuesday June 09, 2015 @08:59AM NASA To Test Inflatable Donut For Landing On Mars
Saturday June 06, 2015 @01:11AM Airbus Unveils Its First Stage Reuseability Concept
Saturday May 30, 2015 @12:21AM Third Stage Design Problem Cause of Most Recent Proton Failure
Friday May 29, 2015 @05:42PM Land Art Park Significantly Reduces Jet Engine Noise Near Airport
Tuesday May 19, 2015 @12:31PM Yubikey Neo Teardown and Durability Review
Sunday May 10, 2015 @05:36AM Enterprise SSDs, Powered Off, Potentially Lose Data In a Week
Thursday May 07, 2015 @03:18PM Centimeter-Resolution GPS For Smartphones, VR, Drones
Tuesday May 05, 2015 @09:18AM Recent Paper Shows Fracking Chemicals In Drinking Water, Industry Attacks It
Saturday May 02, 2015 @08:40AM Long Uptime Makes Boeing 787 Lose Electrical Power
Tuesday April 28, 2015 @08:43AM The Engineer's Lament -- Prioritizing Car Safety Issues
Friday April 17, 2015 @10:04PM Incorrectly Built SLS Welding Machine To Be Rebuilt
Tuesday March 31, 2015 @12:39PM Why America's Obsession With STEM Education Is Dangerous
Saturday March 21, 2015 @06:12PM Ebola-Proof Tablet Developed By Google Set For Deployment In Sierra Leone
Thursday March 19, 2015 @01:51PM No Fuel In the Fukushima Reactor #1
Wednesday March 18, 2015 @03:28PM Stanford Study Credits Lack of Non-Competes For Silicon Valley's Success
Sunday March 08, 2015 @12:19PM A Year On, What Flight Simulators Can't Prove About Flight MH370
Friday March 06, 2015 @09:04PM Mars Curiosity Rover Experiences Short Circuit, Will Be Stationary For Days
Tuesday February 24, 2015 @11:48AM H-1B Visas Proving Lucrative For Engineers, Dev Leads
Monday February 23, 2015 @11:20AM ISS Crew Install Cables For 2017 Arrival of Commercial Capsules
Tuesday February 17, 2015 @11:38AM Cosmic Rays To Reveal the Melted Nuclear Fuel In Fukushima's Reactors
Thursday February 12, 2015 @12:33PM Mooted: An Undersea Link From Finland To Estonia
Saturday February 07, 2015 @08:48PM DARPA's ALASA Could Pave Way For Cheaper, Faster Satellite Launches
Thursday January 29, 2015 @09:06AM Why ATM Bombs May Be Coming Soon To the United States
Sunday January 25, 2015 @11:54PM NASA Considers Autonomous Martian Helicopter To Augment Future Rovers
Thursday January 22, 2015 @09:30AM DARPA Wants Atlas Robot To Go Wireless
Friday January 16, 2015 @08:20PM Lost Beagle2 Probe Found 'Intact' On Mars
Friday January 16, 2015 @07:57PM SpaceX Landing Attempt Video Released
Sunday January 11, 2015 @02:20PM Nuclear Waste Accident Costs Los Alamos Contractor $57 Million
Tuesday December 30, 2014 @09:34AM 10 Years In, Mars Rover Opportunity Suffers From Flash Memory Degradation
Friday November 21, 2014 @07:30PM Harvard Scientists Say It's Time To Start Thinking About Engineering the Climate
Sunday November 16, 2014 @03:37PM After Four Days, Philae Team Gets to Rest
Friday November 14, 2014 @11:30PM Philae's Batteries Have Drained; Comet Lander Sleeps
Thursday November 13, 2014 @10:22AM Comet Probe Philae Unanchored But Stable — And Sending Back Images
Thursday November 06, 2014 @08:31PM We Are Running Out of Sand
Friday October 31, 2014 @06:19PM LG's 0.7mm Smartphone Bezel Is World's Narrowest
Sunday October 19, 2014 @11:01PM The Largest Ship In the World Is Being Built In Korea
Friday October 17, 2014 @09:08PM Cisco Exec: Turnover In Engineering No Problem
Friday October 17, 2014 @01:17PM Making Best Use of Data Center Space: Density Vs. Isolation
Friday October 10, 2014 @06:21PM Prosthetic Hand Capable of Delivering Texture Sensations
Thursday October 09, 2014 @08:33AM The Greatest Keyboard Ever Made
Friday October 03, 2014 @10:27PM WSJ: Google X Display Team Works Toward Bezel-Free Modular Displays
Sunday September 07, 2014 @08:58PM Restoring Salmon To Their Original Habitat -- With a Cannon
Saturday August 23, 2014 @08:36PM Air Force Requests Info For Replacement Atlas 5 Engine
Saturday August 23, 2014 @12:21AM Anomaly Triggers Self-Destruct For SpaceX Falcon 9 Test Flight
Friday August 22, 2014 @05:40PM "MythBusters" Drops Kari Byron, Grant Imahara, Tory Belleci
Friday August 22, 2014 @04:59PM Wheel Damage Adding Up Quickly For Mars Rover Curiosity
Thursday August 14, 2014 @03:21PM Can Our Computers Continue To Get Smaller and More Powerful?
Friday August 08, 2014 @10:32PM New Process Promises Ammonia From Air, Water, and Sunlight
Thursday August 07, 2014 @12:44PM With Chinese Investment, Nicaraguan Passage Could Dwarf Panama Canal
Tuesday July 22, 2014 @11:08AM MIT Combines Carbon Foam and Graphite Flakes For Efficient Solar Steam Generati
Saturday July 12, 2014 @06:15PM For the First Time, Harvey Mudd Graduates More Women Than Men
Saturday June 28, 2014 @09:02PM NASA Successfully Tests 'Flying Saucer' Craft, New Parachute
Saturday June 28, 2014 @12:15AM A Physicist Says He Can Tornado-Proof the Midwest With 1,000-Foot Walls
Monday June 23, 2014 @07:31PM China Builds Artificial Islands In South China Sea
Sunday June 15, 2014 @05:04PM How To Make Espresso In Space
Friday June 06, 2014 @09:42PM GM Names and Fires Engineers Involved In Faulty Ignition Switch
Sunday June 01, 2014 @11:10PM NASA's Test Bed For Mars Chute: Kauai
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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

"In the face of entropy and nothingness, you kind of have to pretend it's not there if you want to keep writing good code." -- Karl Lehenbauer

 



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