Several useful inventions that we rely on today are a product of seeking inspiration from nature, such as Velcro, LED lights and turbines; by observing natural species as varied as crickets and hawks. This growing popular science acknowledges that nature can be more advanced in design than what humans can conceive. Biomimetics now a full-fledged field of study.
This episode of The Intersection looks at how some of the great feats of design are inspired by nature, including the bullet train’s resemblance to a kingfisher’s beak.
This is the latest episode of The Intersection, a fortnightly podcast on Audiomatic. For more such podcasts, visit audiomatic.in.