HighTech. Solar-powered plane lands in Hawaii after record 5-day flight from Japan

IMPULSE. A plane powered by the sun's rays landed in Hawaii on Friday after a record-breaking five-day journey across the Pacific Ocean from Japan.

NewTech. Eraole, le biplan solaire hybride qui veut traverser l'Atlantique

PROJET. Le navigateur Raphaël Dinelli veut rééditer en 2016 l'exploit de Charles Lindbergh à bord de son avion propulsé par un moteur électrique alimenté par l'énergie solaire et un biocarburant... aux algues.

Environment. Judging the civilian and environmental risks of cyber warfare

CYBERATTACKS. How much of a threat do cyber attacks on industrial infrastructure pose to civilians and the environment? More to the point, how do we judge the environmental acceptability of new forms of warfare, or current practices for that matter? Doug Weir takes a look.

Middle East. Opec under siege as Isil threatens world's oil lifeline

OPEC. As the bloc’s 12 oil ministers meet in Vienna, the march of Isil jihadists in the Middle East is putting Iran and Saudi Arabia on a collision course with explosive consequences


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