Thomé de Gamond's plan of 1856 for a cross-Channel link, with a port/airshaft on the Varne sandbank mid-Channel

The Channel Tunnel Is a Product of Politics, Not Engineering

The history of the Channel Tunnel is the really the contentious history between France and England.

The Magnus Effect: More Than a Viral Video

What is the concept of the Magnus effect?

Ancient Chemical Warfare

The lethal combination of chemistry and warfare has a long history.
Trail of camels led by two drivers travels along in front of Pyramids of Giza.

Scientists Have an Answer to How the Egyptian Pyramids Were Built

Using sand, water, and a scale model of an ancient Egyptian transport sled, a team of international scientists ...