Six hundred years of quarrying has left the great city with two hundred miles of subterranean tunnels and chambers. Curious, the author explores part of this damp, dark, claustrophobic network with a couple of anonymous urban explorers who belong to a subculture with its own codes of conduct.
The Hiding Place: Inside the World’s First Long-Term Storage Facility for Highly Radioactive Nuclear Waste
In an excerpt from his new book Underland, Robert Macfarlane asks if we are being good ancestors on a visit to Onkalo, a Finnish “experiment in post-human architecture” designed to be the world’s most advanced underground repository for highly radioactive nuclear waste.
A growing body of research is changing the way scientists think about symbiotic forest fungi, and revolutionizing our understanding of plant communication, cooperation and friendship.