November 2014

Moving towards sustainable manufacture of photovoltaics, the latest technology in 3D laser scanning microscopy has enhanced the accuracy and efficiency of Dr M. Schiek’s research into organic semiconductors and transparent electrodes. Read more


You get what you pay for in life. A very bizarre phrase but very true, almost 99.9% (if not 100%) of the time. Read more


When manufacturing parts for critical applications, it is vital that the process chosen is not only cost-effective and allows adherence to time-to-market objectives, but is also able to adhere to tight tolerances and produces accurate parts. Read more


When the Voyager 1 spacecraft was in the farthest reaches of the Solar System and about to head off into interstellar space, NASA decided to use some of the craft’s dwindling energy to do something that had little scientific merit. Read more