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It doesn’t make sense to hire smart people and then tell them what to do. We hire smart people so they can tell us what to do.

Steve Jobs, Apple founder
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Connecting links
Engineering
Connecting links
They take us across rivers and valleys, connect city districts and cross other roads – whenever motion might be obstructed, bridges pave the way – like these prime examples of their kind.
Smart solutions for cleaner flying
Think Green
Smart solutions for cleaner flying
Researchers at the German Aerospace Center (DLR) found out: Small changes in flight altitude and airspeed, together with the choice of energy source, can already enable significant environmental impact reductions.
Rising Stars
Future Life
Rising Stars
The startup world is constantly in motion. “tomorrow” presents up-and-coming companies whose innovations in the transportation sector are already causing a sensation or have the potential to do so.
The Line
Future Life
The Line
Some consider the linear city ‘The Line’ to be a visionary millennial project, others an example of absurdity. Here’s a current-state assessment in the spring of 2023 of how a city is supposed to grow 170 kilometers (106 miles) into the desert.
The future wound in a coil
Engineering
The future wound in a coil
Be it in cars, trains or airplanes, in systems ranging from hybrid to fully electric, mobility of the future requires electric motors. But how does an electric motor actually work?
Hot sand for hot winters
Think Green
Hot sand for hot winters
Wouldn’t it be great if the summer heat could be recovered for heating in winter? Scientists worldwide are researching this. tomorrow presents two novel means of storage: sand and acid.
Sky busters
Digital
Sky busters
Space exploration has been a technological trailblazer from the outset. Now it’s receiving an extra boost by powerful private-sector competitors and innovative start-ups.
Of players and helpers
Engineering
Of players and helpers
Automaton, machine, robot, humanoid, android, cobot – no matter what names the artificial entertainers have been given, the foundations of this success story were laid as far back as 3,000 years ago.