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Rural broadband

The Great British broadband rip-off

Consumers, companies, the media, and now even MPs are complaining about the standard of Britain’s broadband.

Rocket launch at Kennedy Space Center

It’s been five years since the last Space Shuttle thundered off the pad at Kennedy Space Center and Nasa is turning some of its facilities over to commercial entities. We look at the transition from government launch base to commercial spaceport.

3D printed human ear

The complexity of living systems dwarfs anything found in the physical or chemical world, but our ever-improving understanding of the building blocks of life is uncovering exciting new opportunities for engineers.

The expandable Beam module docked to the International Space Station (ISS)

Nasa successfully inflated its first expandable space station module in May in an attempt to find cheaper ways to put equipment and people into orbit. How will blow-up modules change space?

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About E&T magazine

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Gold award, Special section ('Watches'), TABPI awards 2015
Honourable Mention, Best focus issue ('Utopia'), TABPI awards 2015
Honourable Mention, Best single issue ('Turing’s Enigma'), TABPI awards 2015
Honourable mention, Best website, TABPI awards 2015
Shortlisted, Digital product of the year (E&T Online) and membership magazine of the year, PPA Independent Publisher Awards 2014
Shortlisted, Business magazine of the Year, BSME 2014

Dickon Ross, Editor-in-chief

Shortlisted, Editor of the year, PPA Independent Publisher Awards 2014
Shortlisted, Editor of the year, Business Media, PPA Awards 2012
Winner, Editor of the year, Business and Professional Magazines (non-weekly), BSME Awards 2011
Shortlisted, Editor of the year, Business and Professional Magazines (non-weekly), BSME Awards 2009
Winner, Editor of the year, Business and Professional Magazines (non-weekly), BSME Awards 2008
Runner up, Editor-in-Chief Best Single Issue, TABPI: Trade Association Business Publications International (‘Tabbie’) awards 2010
Gold award, Editor-in-Chief, Best special section ('the Undergound Issue'), TABPI Awards 2010

Vitali Vitaliev, Features editor

Gold Award, Best regular column, TABPI Awards 2016 
Shortlisted, Columnist of the year ('After All'), PPA Awards 2016
Gold award, Best regular column ('After All'), TABPI Awards 2015
Shortlisted, Columnist of the year ('After All'), Business Media, PPA Awards 2015
Bronze award, Best regular column ('After All'), TABPI Awards 2014
Shortlisted, Best feature idea, BSME Awards, 2013
Honourable mention, Best regular column, TABPI Awards 2012
Shortlisted, Columnist of the year, Business Media (for ‘After All’ column), PPA Awards 2011
Best special section ('the Undergound Issue'), winner, TABPI Awards 2010
Highly commended, Columnist of the year, Business Media, PPA Awards 2009

John Rooney, Chief designer

Honourable mention, Best digital front cover, TABPI awards 2014
Shortlisted, Digital art director 2014 (Tablet edition), BSME Rising Stars 2014
Shortlisted, Art director of the year (Business), BSME Rising Stars, 2013
Honorable Mention, Opening Spread, TABPI awards 2013
Honorable Mention, Front cover illustration, TABPI awards 2013
Bronze award, Front cover special issue, TABPI awards 2012
Honorable Mention, Opening spread, TABPI awards 2012
Shortlisted, Designer of the Year, Business Media, PPA awards 2012
Shortlisted, Art director of the year (Business), BSME awards 2011
Bronze award, front cover, Illustration, TABPI Awards 2010
Highly commended, Designer of the year, Business Media, PPA Awards 2009
Shortlisted Designer of the year, IPPA Awards 2009

Art Desk team

Best art team, BSME Rising Star awards 2015
Honorable mention, the design team, contents page, TABPI Awards 2010

Aasha Bodhani, Engineering features editor (2011-2015)

Shortlisted, Best overall information security feature article of the year, ‘Securing the Sale’, BT Security Journalism Awards 2014
Winner, Best overall feature article of the year, BT Security Journalism Awards 2013

Justin Pollard (freelance journalist)

For Eccentric Engineer column
Winner, Columnist of the year, PPA Independent Publisher Awards 2014
Shortlisted, Columnist of the year, Business Media, PPA Awards 2012
Shortlisted, Columnist of the year, Business Media, PPA Awards 2010
Shortlisted, Columnist of the year, Magazine Design and Journalism Awards 2008

Chris Titley (freelance journalist)

Silver Winner, Best feature article, TABPI Awards 2010

Mark Harris (freelance journalist)

Gold Award, Technical article, TABPI Awards 2010

Amy Spurling (freelance journalist)

Silver Award, Focus / profile article, TABPI Awards 2010

Popular articles
The science of predicting football results
A statistician explains some mathematical models behind predicting results of international soccer games and risks his reputation by trying to guess the winners of the 2010 World Cup.

The Great British broadband rip-off
Consumers, companies, the media, and now even MPs are complaining about the standard of Britain’s broadband.

WW1: First World War communications and the 'Tele-net of Things'
The exigencies of the 1914-1918 conflict meant that electronic communications on the Allied side had to find new ways to interoperate both on the battlefield and on the Home Front: but can the beginnings of 2014's interconnected domains be found in innovations that came out of the necessities of that war?

 
Faster, Higher, Stronger - and Smarter
Great Britain are hoping to win their biggest haul of medals at an overseas Olympics this summer in Rio. We visit the National Performance Centre at Bisham Abbey to speak to the technology experts who helped prepare British athletes for the Games.

Brexit: what will it mean for...?
Ahead of the UK referendum on EU membership there was no shortage of comment on how a Leave vote would affect the country’s science and engineering sector. As the dust settles, E&T correspondents assess how to make the best of the outcome.

Interview: W Chan Kim, Renée Mauborgne, 'Blue Ocean Strategy'
Surviving in the innovation space can be a ruthless business, where the water turns red with the blood of competitors feeding off each other. A reissued classic management book tells us how to make those waters blue again.

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"As the dust settles after the referendum result, we consider what happens next. We also look forward to an international summer of sport."

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