Beirut explosion one of the biggest non-nuclear blasts

The explosion in the Port of Beirut on August 4, 2020 was one of the biggest non-nuclear blasts in history according to engineers from Sheffield University. SARAID is a British charity which arrived in Beirut 49 hours after a blast ripped through the city, causing more than 140 deaths, 300,000 homeless and structural damage to […]

Technological Events of Today in History: October 6th

6 October, 1961 – U.S.A. Build Bomb Shelters President John F. Kennedy advises American families to build bomb shelters to protect them from atomic fallout in the event of a nuclear war. Many Americans did prepare for nuclear war by buying up canned goods and building backyard bomb shelters. Also at the time many home builders […]

Scottish renewables firm to make flat pack water wheel for developing world

Carruthers Renewables, a Perth based engineering firm behind a fundamentally new type of water wheel, has joined forces with the Strathclyde University’s Advanced Forming Research Centre (AFRC)  to scale up production of its technology for the developing world. Prototype model of the Carruthers Water Wheel Invented by former maths lecturer turned civil engineer, Penelope Carruthers, […]

Technological Events of Today in History: October 2nd

2 October, 1974 – U.S.A. Cannabis New investigations in America by Dr. Robert Heath of Tulane University Medical School, New Orleans. have uncovered that smoking cannabis can cause mind harm. Cannabis or maryjane is in like manner use in the US with an expected one in each eight Americans 25 million individuals who have smoked […]

Suzuki develops filter to collect micro-plastics from sea

In what is professed to be a world first, Suzuki Motor Corporation has built up a Micro-Plastic Collecting Device for establishment on detachable engines. Suzuki’s new miniature plastic assortment gadget fitted to one of its detachable engines (Suzuki) Marine plastic waste is a developing natural issue with a tremendous measure of bungled waste streaming into […]

Technological Events of Today in History: October 1st

1 October, 1964 – Japan High Speed Trains The Shinkansen (Bullet Train) organization of fast railroad lines in Japan opens to harmonize with the Tokyo Olympics with the main trains going at 210 km/h (130 mph). The current models can accomplish speeds more than 300 MPH. 1 October, 1908 – U.S.A. Passage Model T The […]

Ovipositor of parasitic wasps inspires the creation of MIS surgical tool

The egg-laying organ of parasitic wasps has propelled another tissue-transport gadget that could prompt advances in minimally invasive surgery (MIS). The model, created by scientists at Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands and portrayed in Frontiers in Bioengineering and Biotechnology, could permit MIS procedures to be utilized in beforehand difficult to-arrive at regions of […]

Technological Events of Today in History: September 30

30 September, 1993 – India Earthquake A quake 6.3 on the Richter scale strikes the city of Latur in southern India, by ordinary records 6.3 is certifiably not a monstrous seismic tremor however because of helpless development of houses and town cabins made of stones and due to the time it struck more than 10,000 […]

UK’s first hydrogen train makes mainline appearance today

The UK’s first hydrogen fueled train will start mainline testing today (September 30, 2020) on the North Cotswold line in Warwickshire. The HydroFLEX venture – created through a cooperation between Birmingham University and industry accomplices – has been upheld with a £750,000 award from the Department for Transport. It follows just about two years’ advancement […]

Technological Events of Today in History: September 29

29 September 1986 -Space Shuttle Discovery The Space Shuttle Discovery lifts off from the Kennedy Space Center, Cape Canaveral to dispatch an interchanges satellite. This is the primary monitored space mission since the space transport Challenger calamity more than two years prior. 29 September 1923 – U.S.A. Twisters A Series of Tornado’s in Iowa and […]