The Inaugural Royal Society podcast. How do you make a tunnel in ground as soft as toothpaste? Professor Robert Mair FREng FRS who recently gave a lecture at the Society answers our questions on the modern complexities of tunnelling. This episode also features an interview with Professor Elaine Fox who discusses her paper on the genetic basis for looking on the bright side and 2007 Rosalind Franklin Award winner Professor Ottoline Leyser answers our question: Why Science?
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Douglas Durst said the tower shouldn’t be built. He’s now a big reason it’s rising over Ground Zero.
"Reporter Sam Eaton turns his home into a model of energy efficiency, and talks about the ways home weatherization can pay off big financially."
Futurist Peter Schwartz leads a diverse panel discussing the building of green communities in China and throughout the world.
They explore how to make a city that is environmentally sustainable, economically feasible, and culturally appealing.