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Engineering

Gravity-defying geometry and matter

24/11/2021

With Sacyrian accent

How to be sustainable in your day to day

18/11/2021

Tungsteno

Can we recycle skyscrapers?

24/11/2021

Tungsteno

How the world's most iconic bridge was built

In order to prevent falls during the construction of the Golden Gate Bridge, a safety net was installed under the structure. Workers also wore face masks, anti-glare goggles and wind cream. To successfully erect this megastructure, multiple technical, safety and economic barriers had to be overcome.

10/11/2021

Tungsteno

Drones to create rain in the desert

While Native American tribes historically performed weather modification rituals that attempted to invoke rain, nowadays drones and electrical discharges are being used to create rainfall in the desert. But to what extent can these technologies be used to manipulate the weather?

13/10/2021

Tungsteno

The canal that inspired the dreams of pharaohs

This is the 4000-year history of the Suez Canal, from its pharaonic origins to the infrastructure that today is vital for global trade.

28/04/2021

Science talks

The engineer dedicated to women’s equality in the workplace

Today we celebrate the International Day of Women and Girls in Science

11/02/2021

Innovation

THE INDIAN SAGE WHO CONTAINED THE FLOODS AND OTHER FATHERS OF MODERN ENGINEERING

Their works have been essential to contain the floods and save thousands of lives, but they also revolutionized the way of building bridges or even raising them in suspension, laying the foundations for current construction systems. We explore some of the leading figures to understand the history of modern engineering.

18/03/2020

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