Formula One racing has been the subject of a massive takeover by US cable tycoon John Malone, driven by the desire to add subscribers to his channels and diversify his holdings. Malone paid US$4.4 billion for a 35% stake, with the remaining interest held by race teams.
Category archive: Energy
In 1993, nine 300kW turbines were installed on the eastern pier at Blyth Harbour, near Newcastle on England’s east coast. One can question whether this really counted as an offshore wind farm, but it was the UK’s first tentative step towards building wind turbines at sea.
Professor Wilfred Dolfsma explains why only the West will benefit from Paris’ infeasible climate treaty.
Avinoam Baruch on how there comes a point when we all need a little help from our friends – and for researchers this is no different. Step forward the citizen scientist.
The admission by Martin Winterkorn the CEO of VW that the company had deliberately fitted ‘defeat device’ software to falsify the results of emissions tests in both the US and Europe has sent shock waves through the car industry.