I have seen the light … have you?

I have seen the light, or to be a tad precise, everybody in the UK has been having a bit of a lack of a lightbulb moment. Back in 2007 the UK government announced that they would be phasing out sales of the classical incandescent bulbs with the aim that they would no longer be … Read more

Interested in being educated at MIT for free? … Well, now you can.

I tripped over this today and thought to myself … “Ohhh interesting” … MIT have put all their courses on-line and made them freely available to all. “The idea is simple: to publish all of our course materials online and make them widely available to everyone.” Dick K.P. Yue, Professor, MIT School of Engineering OK, … Read more

Making science and engineering cool – Inspiring the next generation

Oh now this is interesting, MIT has launched an initiative in collaboration with Khan Academy founder Salman Khan called MIT+K12. OK, you know about MIT right, but who is Salman Khan? Mr Khan is a chap who has set up a free online education platform and nonprofit organization called the Khan Academy. It contains over 3100 videos … Read more