Author: Dan Satherley

Star Trek's Montgomery Scott famously said "ye cannot change the laws of physics", but a real-life space engineer says he might have just done that.

Article: https://www.newshub.co.nz/home/world/2019/10/nasa-engineer-invents-physics-breaking-new-space-engine.html
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Author: Alison Ballance

Read and hear about how mechanical engineers at the University of Auckland use New Zealand’s largest wind tunnel(external link) and DTA's UAV to help them understand the impact of wind on a wide range of objects, from cities to Olympic cyclists, and UAVs or drones to ancient buildings.

Article: https://www.rnz.co.nz/national/programmes/ourchangingworld/audio/2018713619/shaped-by-the-wind
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Author: Tsvetana Paraskova

A team of scientists say they have found a new way to generate electricity from capturing heat with the help of magnetic particles that were thought to have been useless in generating energy from heat until now.

Article: https://nz.finance.yahoo.com/news/scientific-breakthrough-way-electricity-heat-170000256.html
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Author: Dan Satherley

Astronomers have come up with a new theory explaining why they can't find the hypothesised 'Planet Nine' - it's not actually a planet, but a black hole.

Article: https://www.newshub.co.nz/home/world/2019/09/scientists-think-there-might-be-a-black-hole-orbiting-the-sun.html
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