Science & Tech

Forget long-haul: this engine could change everything

Is the future here? Fans of Back to the Future have wondered this since the beginning of the year. But with no signs of Marty McFly or a properly functioning hoverboard, most would think that we’re still stuck in the past. Thankfully, 2015 has produced some developments in the form of accessible space travel. Reaction Engines Limited, an aerospace engineering company based in Oxfordshire, has recently received financial backing from both the British government and BAE Systems towards the development of SABRE, an engine which will act as both a jet and rocket engine.
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