Technology and engineering affect every aspect of our lives, from houses to planes. Learn more about this wonderful world on these websites.

  • Engineering Timelines
    A 'history of what's possible' - the how, why, where and who of engineering triumphs.
  • Making the Modern World
    Stories of science and invention from the 18th Century to today. Have a laugh at the Apple I computer from 1976 and marvel at Apollo 10 moon craft.
  • NanoYou
    The science of small - nanoscience is a new and exciting branch of science and technology. The NanoYou website has games, posters and information that will tell you all you need to know about nanotechnology.
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Hydrogen

Two hydrogen atoms are having a drink.
"Cripes!" says the first one, "I've lost an electron"
"Are you sure?" asked the second one,
"Yes I'm positive!"