Articles by: Anthony French
As a passionate motorsport fan, I blog on the subject while not compiling other articles on subjects from the European Union to manned spaceflight. I spend working hours running and promoting my fledgling copywriting business, and enjoy cooking, reading and competing in amateur motorsport in the rest of my spare time amongst other hobbies.

Refugees Not Welcome

September 16, 2015 1:25 pm0 comments
Refugees Not Welcome

In the midst of Europe’s gravest refugee crisis since the close of the Second World War, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban has drawn condemnation from western European leaders  for adopting a religious stance toward the ballooning problem of Syrian migrants. Orban, leader of the ruling conservative Fidesz party, voiced his […]

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Orion EFT-1: On the shoulders of giants

November 26, 2014 4:59 pm0 comments
Orion EFT-1: On the shoulders of giants

With the global imagination fired by stories of the European Space Agency’s Philae and Rosetta spacecraft earlier this month, NASA is little more than a week away from launching the next chapter in human space flight history. On 4th December a Delta IV rocket will carry the country’s new Orion […]

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Pining for a dictatorship – Germany 2014

October 31, 2014 9:12 am0 comments
Pining for a dictatorship – Germany 2014

The 2008 financial crash affected markets across the globe; Europe suffered as much as any and continues to do so with nations such as Greece and Spain crippled by high-unemployment, low investment and internal strife. However, one country seems to stand above the bickering and guide the continent through troubled […]

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Back To The Future – NASA: Orion On Target

October 11, 2014 10:56 am0 comments
Back To The Future – NASA: Orion On Target

After a number of false dawns in the intervening period, mankind is set to make a huge step toward sending humans away from Earth for the first time since 1972 in December as NASA prepares for the first test flight of their new Orion spacecraft. The agency’s new baby will […]

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The Search For Snoopy

July 17, 2014 9:50 am0 comments
The Search For Snoopy

When Neil Armstrong stepped onto the lunar surface at 02:56 UTC on 21st July 1969, it was the culmination of a decade of work by some of the brightest minds in the world spearheading the Apollo project. We know much about the men who made this most historic of journeys […]

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Warp Drive – How It Will Happen

April 19, 2014 12:00 pm2 comments
Warp Drive – How It Will Happen

‘I don’t believe in a no-win situation’ is one of Captain James T Kirk’s favourite phrases, as any serious ‘Trekkie’ will know. The no-win situation is one being firmly challenged by experts across the globe and within the US space agency NASA, aimed at probing the secrets of unlocking faster-than-light […]

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How to save the world

November 21, 2013 3:32 pm0 comments
How to save the world

We’re all used to Hollywood’s wildly varying predictions of the nature of fire and brimstone apocalypse may rain down on humanity. Of these, Michael Bay and Jerry Bruckheimer’s 1998 blockbuster Armageddon starring Bruce Willis is perhaps the most instantly recognisable. The plotline, for the uninitiated, revolves around a team of […]

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Vettel wins F1 Italian Grand Prix to extend title lead

September 9, 2013 1:53 pm0 comments
Vettel wins F1 Italian Grand Prix to extend title lead

Sebastian Vettel romped to victory in Sunday’s Italian Grand Prix at Monza to extend his championship lead to 53 points, overcoming gearbox maladies that also blighted team mate Mark Webber’s race. The Red Bull duo, starting from the front row, finished 1st and 3rd to sandwich the Ferrari favourite Fernando […]

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