How Supercarrier Aircraft Catapults Work

How Supercarrier Aircraft Catapults Work

Modern aircraft carriers are impressive warships that play a key role in global military operations. Although they are not particularly well-suited for combat on their own, they are invaluable assets because they serve as mobile airbases that can be deployed just about anywhere around the globe. There are approximately 50 aircraft carriers currently in service […]

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Beatrice Martin of GE Healthcare Takes the World to Work

Beatrice Martin of GE Healthcare Takes the World to Work

Hello! I’m Beatrice Martin, Business Team Leader for mammography here at GE Healthcare. Welcome to day three, where we’ll be looking at the assembly of a Senographe Pristina. Here we are focusing on improving manufacturing output and quality. Each product is assembled here one at a time on a moving car. Every single product is […]

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Voyager: 40 Years in Space (live public talk)

Voyager: 40 Years in Space (live public talk)

The von Karman Lecture, a series of talks by scientists and engineers who are exploring our planet, our solar system, and all that lies beyond.>>Good evening, ladies and gentleman. How’s everyone tonight?>>Audience: Good.>>Excellent, cool. [audience applauding] Thank you all very much for coming out tonight, we greatly appreciate it. So, in 1977, NASA’s twin Voyager […]

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How the Pascaline Works

How the Pascaline Works

The French mathematician Blaise Pascal invented the calculating machine called the Pascaline in the early 1640’s. More than 50 prototypes were created, with widely varying designs. The explanation given here follows the basic design of the nine machines that are still in existence. The operation of the Pascaline will be shown first and then the […]

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Laura Hernandez of GE Healthcare Takes the World to Work

Laura Hernandez of GE Healthcare Takes the World to Work

Oh, hello! I’m Laura Hernandez. I’m the Women’s Health and X-ray GM. Welcome to day 4. Where we’re going to take a closer look at patient experience with our mammography device. We want to provide comfort in every step of the process. And patient experience begins here in the waiting area. It looks a little […]

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The Truth about Hydrogen

The Truth about Hydrogen

This episode of Real Engineering is brought to you by Skillshare, home to over twenty thousand classes that could teach you a new life skill. As the world grapples to eliminate fossil fuels from our energy diet, electric cars have seen an incredible boom over the past few years. Last year, over one million electric […]

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