Monthly science column

Web tool helps devise value for money electric bus lines

Michel Bierlaire - The National (UAE) - Sat, 08/09/2014
Electric buses usually come with strings attached – literally. A dense web of overhead power lines has to be strung above the routes they service.That grid of powerlines is expensive and unsightly – two factors that can be off-putting to ... Read
Monthly science column

An international flight that leaves from a train station

Michel Bierlaire - The National (UAE) - Sun, 07/07/2013
Could aviation change so radically from the way we know it? History suggests that in the future it will look very much like it does today, with ever larger, faster, and stronger airplanes. While improvements in engines and materials have led to a ste... Read