Teenage Engineering: What’s the real reason for the R1 engine’s oddities?

By John EichnerIt’s the most bizarre engine ever.A team of young engineers at a university in northern Illinois had to design a vehicle that would power a Tesla Roadster electric sedan.But its design and performance requirements were a mystery.It took the best part of a year to find the right combination of components.A new version […]

Why are engineers at NASA obsessed with jet engines?

Posted November 08, 2018 07:15:56A big part of the reason for this obsession is that engineers are, like the general public, engineers.But engineering is a very technical field and engineering is an engineering profession.And engineers also have a lot of jobs to do, so they are very good at finding interesting and interesting problems and […]