The Science Inside

How did the M1 bridge collapse happen?

Following the bridge collapse on the M1 highway the team has a look at the science inside bridges and traffic.

Vick Wilson Tailor from UWP Consulting shares the basics of building a bridge and Professor Alex Elvin from Wits University explains how engineers try to prevent failures and react when they do happen.

Megan Bruwer from the Stellenbosch Smart Mobility Lab explains how the traffic in smart cities flows and why you might be causing a traffic jam without even knowing it:


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