by Duncan Lunan When I gave Part 1, last week, as a talk in 1963 or 64 to the Scientific Society at my old school, repeated to the Ayr squadron of the […]
Academics from Cranfield University have worked on the concept of using wave energy for propulsion, and designed an inventive method of achieving greater thrust from the power of the waves by harnessing […]
by Duncan Lunan After sending in ‘Launcher Development’ last week, I realised that I had finally created a print version of one of my first ever talks. After I left in 1963 […]
by Duncan Lunan (First published in different form as ‘Launch Costs in the New Era’, Concatenation, 17th April, 2023.) For many years, critics of space exploration have routinely exaggerated its cost by […]
On 1st of October 1908 the Ford Model T car brought motoring to a wider range of the American public. It was the first mass produced car. Although credit for the development […]
Renewable energy investment company, Thrive Renewables PLC, has teamed up with Scottish start-up ReBlade, to repurpose the 22 year old blades from its 1.3MW wind turbine in Orkney.
Researchers at Queen’s University Belfast are transforming wind turbine blades, which are set to be landfilled or incinerated, into footbridges that can hold the weight of a 30-tonne digger.
Worthington Simpson was one of the great engineering companies of that era, providing mainly pumping machinery.
Around 70 young people gathered to compete in a variety of Science Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) challenges set by industry who provided an insight of the different career paths available in the STEM sector.
OISF joins with other science festivals and events around Scotland with awards of grants ranging from £7,000 to £65,000.