The Weather Forecasting Factory by Stephen Conlin.The working of the forecast factory is co-ordinated by a director of operations. Standing on a central dais, he synchronises the computations

Modern weather forecasts are made by calculating solutions of the mathematical equations that express the fundamental physical principles governing t(...)

Biomechanics of the golf swing: Rory McIlroy. Photograph: James Connolly/PicSell

Today’s athletes have a touch of the Bionic Man to them, with GPS tracking their movment, devices to measure the force of impacts and wireless radio (...)

A  Meccanoid G15 KS robot, manufactured by Meccano, displayed in London last week.  Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

Today’s athletes have a touch of the “Bionic Man” to them, with GPS tracking their movement, devices to measure the force of impacts and wireless r(...)