Tuesday, June 26, 2007
Nature and F1
For perhaps the first time ever, the cover story in this week's Nature concerns Formula 1. Specifically, the article discusses Formula One's plans to introduce regenerative braking systems from 2009, and an energy-flow formula from 2011. One startling fact revealed in the article is that, for each million dollars spent on aerodynamic development in Formula 1, a car gains only 20 milliseconds in lap-time!