Articles - how does that work?
A total of 36 items listed.
HOW DOES THAT WORK? - Plastic Pounds
Polymer notes are already valid currency in more than 20 countries, following Australia’s pioneering development and introduction of them in the 1980s.
HOW DOES THAT WORK? - Clean rooms
Precision manufacturing demands environments that are free of unwanted particles and cleanrooms help make this possible
HOW DOES THAT WORK - Body Scanners
Airport security has become increasingly sophisticated, from X-ray devices to 3D microwave images
HOW DOES THAT WORK - HDTV
How television pictures evolved from blurry 240-line images to 8-megapixel Ultra-HD, digital cinema-quality
HOW DOES THAT WORK? - Cardiac Implantable Devices
Implantable cardiac devices have increased in power and sophistication as microchips and batteries have grown smaller
HOW DOES THAT WORK? - Touchscreens
A look at the different technologies that have led to a revolution in touchscreen applications and usage
HOW DOES THAT WORK? - Pool sterilisation
An explanation of methods used to disinfect swimming pools
HOW DOES THAT WORK - From Bar to QR
How we use machines to code, scan and capture increasingly complex optical data
HOW DOES THAT WORK? - 3D Vision
The evolution of 3D visuals from Victorian stereograms to holograms.
How does that work? - Eddy-current braking
An explanation of the first principles behind a new braking system for high speed trains
How does that work? (From a suggestion by Richard Walder)
LEDs - A short history of the Light Emitting Diode
How does that work?
The evolution of the pendulum in time-keeping devices.