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Formula One 2012 Round 9: The British Grand Prix

6-8th July, Silverstone Introduction Unlike my earlier reports on the German GP and the Hungarian GP, this report on the 2012 British Grand Prix from Silverstone, will be from the point of view of a trackside spectator. With a weekend ticket I was keen to see as much of the circuit as possible and this report should [...]

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Formula One 2012 Round 11: The Hungarian Grand Prix

  by  Jarod Carruthers  Pre-Race – Qualifying One week on from an entertaining German Grand Prix, F1 moved on to Budapest for the familiar summer Hungarian Grand Prix. Whilst it is notoriously difficult to overtake at the Hungaroring, the Grand Prix has occasionally produced a good race, not least of which being the first wet race in [...]

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Formula One 2012 Round 10: The German Grand Prix

Pre-Race Race day at Hockenheim began with the kind of controversy that has long been a familiar part of modern Formula One, as teams push their unending quest for performance above, and sometimes beyond, the limits of the sport’s hefty technical regulations. Not for the first time in 2012, it was reigning champions Red Bull [...]

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Tibet and Global Climate

    by  wonker                     . The Tibetan Plateau is the highest plateau on Earth, lying some 5 km above sea level and surrounded by some of Asia’s largest mountain ranges, including the Himalayas to the South. This large elevated area plays an important role in establishing the local and global climate, both in the past as [...]

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