We’re back with our top five inspiring articles for Engineering Weekend. Hope you enjoy them as much as we do!
- 3D Printing Precious Metals
- Stanford Researchers Make Artificial Skin that Senses Touch
- Microllatice Metal is “World’s Lightest Material,” says Boeing
- Crossrail: Inside Europe’s Most Ambitious Engineering Project
- How on Earth Could Trucks Move This 1,000-Ton Load?
Inspiring Articles DEVELOP3D: 3D Printing Precious Metals
When it comes to innovation, the jewelry industry is no exception. Harnessing the power of 3D printing for precious metals, jewelry designers now have endless possibilities to turn their ideas into reality.
Inspiring Articles Engadget: Stanford Researchers Make Artificial Skin that Senses Touch
A team from Stanford University could change the lives of people with missing limbs. Hoping that their invention will help in building futuristic prostheses, the researchers have developed an artificial substitute for skin that is capable of sensing when it is being touched.
Inspiring Articles Dezeen: Microllatice Metal is World's Lightest Material, says Boeing
Aerospace company Boeing might have just discovered the world’s lightest metal. Watch their movie to learn about the weight and strength of microllatice.
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Inspiring Articles CNN: Crossrail: Inside Europe's Most Ambitious Engineering Project
The largest civil engineering project in Europe is making progress: The Crossrail expansion of London’s rail network is set to open in 2018. At a cost of $20 billion, the 56 kilometers (35 miles) of new tunnels, stations and interchanges will connect the outer suburbs to the city center and Heathrow airport.
Inspiring Articles WIRED: How on Earth Could Trucks Move This 1,000-Ton Load?
How can this huge pressurized vessel even be transported? Physics might help you understand why you need seven trucks for the 946,000 kg load.