Industrial Revolution

There Is Now A 1-In-20 Chance That Climate Change Could Wipe Out Humanity

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 21.09.2017 | UK Tech

Researchers have identified that there is now a 1-in-20 chance of global warming causing catastrophic damage to the planet by 2050. A new study that e...

A Manufacturing Slump Is Impacting the UK Economy - What Must Be Done?

Simon Thomas | Posted 30.11.2016 | UK
Simon Thomas

The United Kingdom has a long and proud history of manufacturing. The Industrial Revolution helped put the 'Great" into Britain and put this country a...

Lies, Capitalism, Natural Nanotechnology and England

Chris Forman | Posted 17.05.2016 | UK Tech
Chris Forman

As we learn more about biological systems and their nature in the context of the Earth as a single system, we begin to understand the natural nanotechnology involved. Just as birds inspired flight so the camouflage of octopi and the colours of butterflies inspire new levels of control over material.

HS3 - No Step-Change at Westminster, Just a Myopic Matron Being Stingy With the Bandages

Karl Davis | Posted 26.12.2014 | UK Politics
Karl Davis

The railway is more than a political football. It's an agent of change. If HS2 were implemented with unblinkered vision, it could bring an economic revolution. The north is more than half a dozen cities designated by Barbara Castle as deserving of a transport executive in decades long passed...

Brazil: Economics Before Politics or Politics Before Economics?

Priya Shah | Posted 28.08.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Priya Shah

The reality is that Brazil is not just developing for itself. If this was the case it would be focusing on provision of public services considerably more. But in an era of globalisation it is staging development for the world and so priorities have changed. Therefore it is easy to criticise the Brazilian government for skewing its development focus, but it has too many actors to please.

The Next Technology Revolution : Will the Developing Countries Steal the Thunder?

Preetam Kaushik | Posted 22.01.2013 | UK Tech
Preetam Kaushik

Those who argue, rather dream, that the next technology revolution will take place in the developing world seem to have missed out on a number of factors which favour the West.

Engineers or Scientists, That Is the Question

Adnan Al-Daini | Posted 21.01.2012 | UK Universities & Education
Adnan Al-Daini

These are the rare qualities good engineers must have, but where are the salaries and the status to match? I know of a number of brilliant students who decided to go into "the city", banking and finance, after graduation because that is where the money and the status are. It is not scientists who put a man on the moon, it is engineers

What We Can Learn From John Martin's 'Apocalypse' at Tate Britain

Neil Simpson | Posted 18.01.2012 | UK Entertainment
Neil Simpson

The Bard represents a deeper idea. The old prophet - the last crumbling bastion of an antediluvian way of thinking - madly attempting to stem the current of an England representing order and progress at the expense of older values. In vain does he challenge the monotonous and inevitable advance of the English army.

Bank Of England Unveils New £50 Note

PA | Posted 30.11.2011 | UK

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- A new-style £50 note with enhanced security features is to come into circulation in November, the Bank of England said. It wi...