UNESCO’s bright idea for 2015

2015 will be the time to switch on to celebrate… light. The International Year of the Light and Light-based Technologies run by the UN agency UNESCO will highlight how important light and light science is, not only for developing countries but for everyday lives and future development. Kicking it all off will be an opening ceremony […]

Planes powered by body heat?

The aviation industry is only just getting its head around biofuel but there could be a truly mind-blowing power source around the corner: planes powered by body heat. That’s the incredible invention put forward by students in a competition run by Airbus, the French aircraft manufacturer, looking for revolutionary ideas to make the industry low […]