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Science behind the sound

03 Mar 2008

It is a question that has plagued budding musicians and frustrated school pupils for centuries: why is the violin so hard to play?

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Earth from 32km - 2007 winning image

Microsoft Photography Competition at the Department of Engineering

28 Feb 2008

This year's photography competition is sponsored by Microsoft.

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Morph Wrist Mode

Cambridge and Nokia introduce new stretchable and flexible mobile phone concept

25 Feb 2008

The concept for a new stretchable and flexible mobile phone developed by the University of Cambridge and the Nokia Research Center (NRC) was unveiled today.

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Professor Dame Ann Dowling

Professor Dame Ann Dowling elected foreign associate of US National Academy of Engineering

20 Feb 2008

The Department's Professor Dame Ann Dowling has been elected a foreign associate of the US National Academy of Engineering.

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Solid Mechanics

First Hibbitt Lecturer, Dr Garth Wells is appointed

16 Feb 2008

Cambridge engineering graduate David Hibbitt founded the engineering software company ABAQUS, Inc.

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Cambridge University groups join forces to help budding entrepreneurs

07 Feb 2008

Sixteen Cambridge University groups are working together to improve support for would-be entrepreneurs.

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A cloud forms as this F/A-18 Hornet aircraft speeds up to supersonic speed

Professor Austyn Mair, CBE: 1917 - 2008

30 Jan 2008

Professor Austyn Mair, CBE, the former Head of the Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge who carried out pioneering work on supersonic aircraft designs, has died aged 90.

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Engineering for a low carbon future: a cross-divisional seminar series

28 Jan 2008

ELCF forthcoming seminars - Lent term 2008.

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A three dimensional 'slice' through a four-dimensional fractal as generated by Rich's ray tracer.

Graphics chips rev up research results

21 Jan 2008

Every serious PC gamer knows what a difference a good graphics card can make to the fun they have.

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6th Annual Lecture Series in Sustainable Development 2008

14 Jan 2008

The Department's Centre for Sustainable Development hosts an Annual Lecture Series.

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