Issue 11 • 21 Nov. 1991
The author presents a historical overview of the communication satellite from the early 1950s with launch of Sputnik 1, through the 60s and 70s (including the LEO satellites, Echo, Courier and Telstar and the advent of the geostationary satellite) to the present day. He concludes that the now unquestioning acceptance of the technology has signalled that the communications satellite has come of age... View full abstract»
Coal-fired power stations provide some 40% of the world's electricity, making coal the prime fossil fuel for power generation. In 1989, world coal-fired capacity for electricity generation was over 800 GW, equivalent to an annual consumption of 1950 Mt. Here, however, the author details how coal's status as the dominant fuel for electricity generation is under threat, and describes, how, the coal ... View full abstract»
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