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Megatruck Runs on the Lightest Gas

The Big Picture features technology through the lens of photographers.
Every month, IEEE Spectrum selects the most stunning technology images recently captured by photographers around the world. We choose images that reflect an important advance, or a …

Pumper Fire Apparatus: Overview and Examples

When most people think of a fire truck, they think of a pumper—an emergency response vehicle carrying water and firefighters to put out a fire.
But there’s more to consider.
Below, we review several different types of pumper fire trucks, including Na…

HS2 deliveries hit by national rail strike

Operations on the £100bn High Speed 2 project have been disrupted by this week’s rail strikes, forcing material deliveries to be rescheduled.
Tens of thousands of rail workers started industrial action yesterday, and are due to strike again on Thursday…

HS2 deliveries hit by national rail strike

Operations on the £100bn High Speed 2 project have been disrupted by this week’s rail strikes, forcing material deliveries to be rescheduled.
Tens of thousands of rail workers started industrial action yesterday, and are due to strike again on Thursday…