This Week in Engineering -
About this podcast
Every Wednesday Dan and Vince review the engineering week that was. From renewable energy to robotics, space exploration and civil engineering wonders, no engineering subject is safe from their jibes and jokes.

Episodes (Total: 115 / Page: 1)
Oct. 9, 2013 · 00:04:50
Galloping robot; self-assembling cube robots; jellyfish-killing robots; neutron microscope; inflatable concert hall; and merry-go-round power.
Oct. 2, 2013 · 00:04:38
Tremor-free spoon; hypersonic suborbital spaceplane; "invisible" skyscraper; new memory alloy; robot bees; and Tesla's autonomous car.
Sept. 25, 2013 · 00:04:46
Spider silk muscles; wine-powered microprocessor; snake rovers on Mars; jet engine temperature sensor; self-healing polymer; and skeleton crew satellite launch.
Sept. 18, 2013 · 00:04:56
Costa Concordia salvage; autonomous mining trucks; fingertip speaker; anti-terrorist ray gun; world's thinnest glass; and tumor-eating robot maggots.
Sept. 11, 2013 · 00:04:50
LADEE takes off; brain to brain communication; skyscraper melts cars; DNA-assembled graphene transistors; MagLev train speed record; and heartbeat biometrics.
Sept. 4, 2013 · 00:04:45
Fukushima ice wall; Grasshopper rocket hops; Kepler retires; brain clot-sucking robot; brain on a chip; and drones fight mosquitoes.
Aug. 14, 2013 · 00:04:45
Hacking cars; sling-inspired space railroad; laser space communication; quantum enigma machine; smart scalpel; and exploding baseball bats.
July 24, 2013 · 00:04:42
Mars rover 2020; synthetic spider silk; autonomous carrier landing; extracting fuel from shipwrecks; million-year data storage; and human-powered helicopter.
July 17, 2013 · 00:05:12
Fertilizer from diamonds; crowdfunded space telescope; flashlight powered by hand heat; IKEA refugee shelter; alcohol space mystery; and WiFi sees through walls.
June 19, 2013 · 00:05:05
Balloon internets; contact lens display; plane and train combo; liquid-free lithium batteries; kilometer elevator cables; and interplanetary robot submarine.
June 12, 2013 · 00:04:30
World’s tallest building; 1300 MPG; IKEA-style truck; predicting mechanical failure; teen creates self-driving car; and thought-controlled drone.
May 29, 2013 · 00:04:30
World’s smallest movie; robot fly takes off; infrared checkout line prediction; dark matter detector; drone beer delivery; and bionic dog.
May 8, 2013 · 00:04:22
SpaceShipTwo ignition; student-designed tank; Norwegian trash shortage; gravitational wave hunt; bug-eye lens; and robot lands on ceilings.
May 1, 2013 · 00:04:45
Solar dish desalination; bike-powered charger; gentle touch sensors; Grasshopper hovers; nineteenth century recording; and real-time brain simulation.
April 17, 2013 · 00:04:40
Kepler successor approved; bladeless wind turbines; sonar cloaking; activist safety bracelet; brain wave busy signal; and quadrotor fishes like an eagle.
April 14, 2013 · 00:04:32
GPS-free navigation; laser weapon system; smartphone-controlled hand; 25-minute shelter; 5-micron infrared pixels; and mall of the future.
April 10, 2013 · 00:04:44
Asteroid capture; dark matter evidence; drones study volcanoes; filtering flood waters; hovercraft golf cart; and spider web identification.
March 27, 2013 · 00:04:40
Apollo engines recovered; sand running rover; robot chimp; Mars radio silence; water cuts diamond; and drone-proof privacy.
March 20, 2013 · 00:04:45
Solar-powered plane; power-generating ski slope; soccer ball generator; robot ice analyzer; space junk propulsion; and DRM chair.
March 13, 2013 · 00:04:53
Mind-controlled exoskeleton; 3D-printed skull; driverless trucks; 261 miles per gallon; android nanosatellite; and insect wing antibacterials.
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