A few stories around the hole in the ozone layer
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These days we’re celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Montreal treaty. It was an unique (and unrepeatable?) event: ..
Wood is back
It seems logical, but sometimes the most logical things are thos..
How do materials reach us? (or the longest trains in the world)
We know that most of the materials we use in our daily life have curious origins. Some come from countris at war, others from some dirty p..
The imposter syndrome
Many of us have felt this way at some point. Not a day or two, but for a long time. We think we’re useless at work and we make our brain b..
Fukushima didn’t kill anybody. Not having Fukushima around killed 1200 persons.
Everybody can remember the nuclear accident of Fukushima. First came the earthquake, then the tsunami, and this took structural damage to ..
Electric buses: are we late?
Some might say we live in advanced countries, that the most modern countries are the US and Europe; films tell us that time and time again..
Is there still any clean air we can breath?
Yes, we can still breath clean air.
The question, then, is where can we do so. The answer is not what we expected: inside a car. Just g..
Can engineering be green or ecological?
Like so many other questions, this one also has 2 answers:
No: engineering will always go against the environment
These days in orde..
One year without using the car (and I still haven’t saved the world)
This article has a name: this is Angel from University of Mondragon in San Sebastin area, and I’m going to tell my story. Well, I won’t be..
e-readers vs paper books
Summer makes beaches get crowded of people… and of books! Summer is everyone’s favourite reading season. On top of that, lately beaches ha..
Some light on the Champions League final
The Champions League final is happening these days and we’ve seen this image of the Cardiff stadium many times. There something on it we’v..
Korrika is coming… to Hernani!
A look into the future: employment, women, engineering, artificial intelligence and industrial eco-technologies
It’s quite obvious we do worry about environmental issues here in our degree, but it’s not the only thing we worry about. Today we’d like ..
Should I study a Master degree or not?
There’s still some time left, but for some students the choosing day is coming: what do I do next year? Do I study some more or should I s..
Truths and lies around 3D printers
3D printers are here to stay, no doubt about that. We hear news regarding this technology almost everywhere; they tell us they make planes..
The dark side of mobile phones
It makes sense to think that using a smartphone is a benefit for the planet, since it can replace so many other products, such as notebook..
Are you one of those who reads much more in summer than the rest of the year? Because we are!
If you can’t make your mind when trying t..