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5 live's science podcast, featuring Dr Karl, plus Dr Chris and Naked Scientists Chris Smith and Kat Arney with the hottest science news stories and analysis.


Sailing on Hydrofoils

September 26th, 2013

Episode 348 of 678 episodes

Dr Karl and Dr Rhod discuss how it is that the America's Cup boats can sail at double the speed of the prevailing wind, plus how to minimise the drag on golf balls and an interlude on the Oort Cloud in our solar system.