May 2009: ‘Tunnelling Underground’ | Royal Society

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?