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Imagineering. Where is travel going?

By the end of this year there may be the first driverless cars on our roads.  Not science fiction, but science fact.  We already have unmanned planes in our skies – drones.  How soon will these be combine to become … Continue reading

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A common solution for renewable energy storage and aviation fuel?

Today I was pleased to discuss a common solution for energy storage in the electricity industry and sustainable fuel for the aviation industry.  I hope that this common interest will speed the research and development to make it reality. I’ve been concerned for a … Continue reading

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Derby ideas help JCB

This morning a road repair crew arrived at the top of my road to deal with a pothole collection.  The worst ones had been filled a few weeks ago, but the general deteriorating area was today’s task. This was particularly … Continue reading

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Keeping Derby dry

Like many other cities, Derby has a river running through its centre.  Rivers can supply water for drinking and washing, power for industry and sometimes also transport – though the Derwent is a little small for this last. But alongside these … Continue reading

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