A modernistic approach to design at London Zoo

Dan Cruickshank showcases the Grade 1 listed London Zoo penguin pool and gorilla home.

Designing a safe roller coaster

The important issues to be considered when designing a roller coaster.

Digging the world's longest tunnel

Engineers explain how they excavated the Gotthard Base Tunnel.

Generating electricity by nuclear fusion

Engineers explain how nuclear fusion could provide us with energy for thousands of years.

How does a hover lawnmower work?

An engineer shows us the key components of a hover lawnmower and explains how it works.

Hybrid air-breathing jet engines for space travel

The development of a hybrid jet/ rocket engine for a reusable space craft.

Science and engineering in space projects

The work of a structural engineer on satellite projects and the Mars rover.