EUR/USD Latest: Polling Data Places Marine Le Pen’s Party in Top Spot

Le Pen’s National Rally tops French polls. Discover how this political shift might affect the euro, bond markets in the lead up to Sunday’s first round of elections

US on Verge of Clean Hydrogen Boom as Dollars Flow

Hi Reader, With billions of government funding flowing into hydrogen hubs across the country, the US is navigating a pivotal year for hydrogen production. Incoming final guidelines from the IRS on the definition of clean hydrogen could significantly impact project viability, funding, and deployment. Securing a competitive edge in this rapidly-evolving market is more critical […]

Multiphysics Simulation to Improve Design of Renewable Energy Production

Simulation plays a critical role in developing new technologies — and technologies that power our world using renewable sources are no exception. The challenge is scaling the amount of energy generated from renewable resources quickly in order to reduce reliance on nonrenewable resources such as oil and natural gas. Engineers address this challenge by using […]

Taking Stock: S&P 500 Quarterly Performance and Market Breadth Observations

The bull trend in US equities is undeniable, but questions are being asked about the longevity of the rally as stocks now that fewer stocks are taking part in the ascent

A Bosch Engineer Speeds Hybrid Race Cars to the Finish Line

When it comes to motorsports, the need for speed isn’t only on the racetrack. Engineers who support race teams also need to work at a breakneck pace to fix problems, and that’s something Aakhilesh Singhania relishes. Singhania is a senior applications engineer at Bosch Engineering, in Novi, Mich. He develops and supports electronic control systems […]

Powering Planes With Microwaves Is Not the Craziest Idea

Imagine it’s 2050 and you’re on a cross-country flight on a new type of airliner, one with no fuel on board. The plane takes off, and you rise above the airport. Instead of climbing to cruising altitude, though, your plane levels out and the engines quiet to a low hum. Is this normal? No one […]

BoJ Minutes Suggest a July Rate Hike is not out of the Question, Yen Unchanged

The renewed yen depreciation led USD/JPY perilously close to the 160 mark after BoJ minutes mentioned the effect of currency weakness on a potential inflation overshoot

Tsunenobu Kimoto Leads the Charge in Power Devices

Tsunenobu Kimoto, a professor of electronic science and engineering at Kyoto University, literally wrote the book on silicon carbide technology. Fundamentals of Silicon Carbide Technology, published in 2014, covers properties of SiC materials, processing technology, theory, and analysis of practical devices. Kimoto, whose silicon carbide research has led to better fabrication techniques, improved the quality […]

Video Friday: Morphy Drone

Video Friday is your weekly selection of awesome robotics videos, collected by your friends at IEEE Spectrum robotics. We also post a weekly calendar of upcoming robotics events for the next few months. Please send us your events for inclusion. RoboCup 2024: 17–22 July 2024, EINDHOVEN, NETHERLANDS ICRA@40: 23–26 September 2024, ROTTERDAM, NETHERLANDS IROS 2024: […]

Markets Week Ahead: US Data, Nasdaq 100, US Dollar and Gold

The Nasdaq and S&P 500 continue to print new all-time highs, the US dollar is benefitting from weakness in the Euro and the British Pound, while the recovery in gold continues.