Nazi design drawings for a hypersonic bomber
An artist’s impression of the Skylon space plane
Paul Mason is the Channel 4 News Economcs Editor. He is the author of several books.
BLACK FOREST, CO – JUNE 13: A fire that’s been burning since Tuesday continues to consume acreage near Colorado Springs June 13, 2013 in Black Forest, Colorado. The fire is the most destructive in Colorado history, having consumed more than 15,000 acres as of this morning while destroying 360 homes. No injuries have been reported. (Photo by Tom Cooper/Getty Images)
ORANGE, TX – SEPTEMBER 03: Floodwater surrounds a home after torrential rains pounded Southeast Texas following Hurricane and Tropical Storm Harvey causing widespread flooding on September 3, 2017 in Orange, Texas. Harvey, which made landfall north of Corpus Christi August 25, has dumped nearly 50 inches of rain in and around areas Houston. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
View of the Uyuni salt pan, south from La Paz, on August 17, 2015. The Bolivian government on Sunday signed a contract with German company K-Utec AG Salt Technologies to build a plant to extract Lithium carbonate from the salpeter of the Uyuni salt pan, the world largest. Bolivia has more than 40% of the global lithium reserves. AFP PHOTO/Aizar Raldes (Photo credit should read AIZAR RALDES/AFP/Getty Images)
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