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October 28, 2012 4:01 AM   Subscribe

Caught on camera: engineering in action 'The winning entries of the 2012 Photography Competition at the Department of Engineering[Cambridge], sponsored by Carl Zeiss, provide a stunning visual insight into the ways in which engineering makes a vital contribution to our lives.'

Rules for Competition, 2012

Flickr photoalbum, with links to competitions dating back to 2004.

Winning photos:
2011 - Thin-Film Solar Cell
2010 - Aircraft Engine Flame-Out
2009 - Project Pebble Pool Test
2008 - Liquid Crystal Mesophase
2007 - Earth from 32 km
2006 - Tails from the Nozzle Bank
2005 - Incremental Sheet Forming - Sunset
2004 - CVD Nanostruction
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The 2008 winner getting an XBOX and Halo 3 is the best part of the whole post.
posted by efalk at 4:53 AM on October 28, 2012


I really like microphase separated diblock copolymer film with HPL morphology, AKA "nano-vegetable."
posted by drlith at 5:42 AM on October 28, 2012


I like how most of the photos have art gallery style titles. That's a lot of fun.
posted by hippybear at 7:37 AM on October 28, 2012 [1 favorite]


Just a desk lamp, but it reminded me a bit of Commander Loskene of the Tholian Assembly.
posted by Kronos_to_Earth at 8:04 AM on October 28, 2012 [1 favorite]


The image (A New Way of Looking) represents more than ten years of research into new techniques for measuring variations in the thickness of the cortex
I don't know; I thought he was a pretty sharp guy, myself...
posted by Mooski at 8:21 AM on October 28, 2012


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