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Your Engineering Inspiration for Sunday 07 June 2020

If you've found yourself reading a greater number of books than usual over the past few weeks, and are on the hunt for more great writing covering your field, just navigate to the appropriate area on the ENGins homepage (using the drop-down menus) and you'll find the books panel populated with content for you.

As long as your customisation preferences are set to reflect your interests, the books at the bottom of this email (and across the website) will be tailored for you.

And if you've read a particularly excellent book covering science or engineering, we'd love to hear about it – just submit it to the website. You can even include a book review, if you'd like.

Very best,

Rose Grey
Managing Editor

Last weeks's top headlines:

The coronavirus pandemic has grounded thousands of aircraft, contributing to the largest-ever annual fall in CO₂ emissions. At some point though, the planes will soar again and with them, global emissions. Most airlines in the UK have committed to achieving...
The trajectory of the asteroid thought to have killed the dinosaurs 66 million years ago was just right to cause maximum damage. A new study of Chicxulub crater in Mexico, where the asteroid struck, has revealed that the angle and...
The Tragedy of the Compost
2nd June 2020 - Listed in:
There are a lot of nice stories circulating about the return of wildlife and the healing of nature as humans pause our activity. However, this slowdown is not all good news for the environment. New York City, for example, has...
Remote-control drones are to be used to deliver coronavirus testing kits to a remote Scottish hospital – and they’re being flown outside of the operators’ direct line of sight. Backed by the local NHS trust, drone firm Skyports will fly...
Scientists around the world are pushing hard to develop new technologies to support frontline workers during the COVID-19 pandemic. While much of this tech includes assistive tools to support frontline workers with their tasks, some researchers have their eye on...
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New books in your areas of interest

The Future We Choose
by Christiana Figueres and Tom Rivett-Carnac
Engineering, Environment & Energy
Fathoms
by Rebecca Giggs
Engineering, Environment & Energy
Smoke and Mirrors
by Gemma Milne
Epidemics and Society
by Frank M. Snowden
Bio & Medical SciTech
Dark Mirror: Edward Snowden and the Surveillance State
by Barton Gellman
Electronics & Computing
Handbook of Lasers
by Marvin J. Weber
Chemistry, Nano & Materials
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