Metal-Testing Technique Reveals Hidden Damage

In Nevil Shute’s 1948 future-thriller No Highway, we meet aerospace engineer Theodore Honey in a state of panic on a transatlantic flight. He claims that metal fatigue is putting the plane in certain peril, but can’t convince anyone of the …

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Machinists on Film: What You Should be Watching

There’s something inherently compelling about watching the art and science of the machining craft in vivid, dynamic action, for professionals and avid machine tool fans alike. Fortunately for folks hooked on this stuff, for entertainment and edification both, there’s no …

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