The Engineering of High Speed Trains
Quentin Cooper speaks to Professor Roderick Smith, the Head of the Future Rail Research Centre at Imperial College, London about the engineering advances needed for high speed rail.
What Now for Radioactive Nuclear Waste
How Our Evolution Is Linked To That Of The Universe
Professor Neil Shubin, from the University of Chicago, presents his idea that the one place where the universe, the solar system and the planet merge is inside our bodies.
The Universe Within, by Professor Neil Shubin, is published by Allen Lane.
Dr Luca Turin, from the Fleming Biomedical Research Sciences Centre in Greece, and Tim Jacob, Professor of Physiology at Cardiff University, discuss the controversial theory that the way we smell involves quantum physics.
Image: Luca Turin
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