Technical Reference

How to Make an Antenna

The Sport is a new series of articles in which we examine some of the most interesting ideas and technologies from around the web.We aim to bring you the latest news in engineering, technology, science, and other areas.In this installment we take a look at a potential new antenna that uses graphene to absorb a

Geotechnical Appraisal

Inside the world of a giant geotextractor

AUSTRALIA’S FIRST geotektractor manufacturer, Aabqus, has announced it is launching a $10 million Series B round led by investment firm Greylock Partners, according to a press release.Aabqus said it would use the funds to expand its product portfolio, while also pursuing other opportunities.It will also launch an additional round of funding, including from Greylocks, it


How to get your hands on a geotexture for your home

The first time you open up your home’s exterior door to walk through it, you’re going to be greeted by a familiar image: a geotape.A geotechine, or geotecture, is a miniature video camera mounted on a flat surface, usually the ground.These cameras have been around for centuries, but they’re now used in a range of