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What is Quantum Tunneling?

If you've taken physics before or are a math wizard, chances are that you've heard of Quantum Tunneling, or the Schrödinger equation. But what exactly is it and what does it have to do...

You’ll never guess where longest...

If you've been keeping up with Tunnel Insider, by now, you should already know what the longest rail tunnel in the world is. However, have you ever thought about what the longest road...

What is Microtunneling?

If you've been dabbling in the Tunneling world, we're certain you've come across the term "microtunneling". So, what exactly is microtunneling? That's precisely what we're going to dig into today,...

Abandoned TBM cutter-head in Predators...

In the 2010 movie Predators, Royce (Adrien Brody), a mercenary who appears in an unidentified jungle among other murderers and otherwise undesirable people, find that they have been abducted and placed on a planet which acts...

Everything we know about the...

Since its inception in 2016, the Boring Company has become one of the most well known tunneling companies in the world, largely thanks to the publicity garnered by it’s well-known billionaire founder, Elon Musk. From the...

Meet The Robbins Company, the...

In a previous article, we covered the 5 Different Types of Tunnel Boring Machines and they all had one thing in common, they were all manufactured by the Robbins Company. Today, we wanted to take closer look...

5 Different Types of Tunnel...

Tunnel Boring Machines aren’t all the same, they have different designs meant to meet specific needs depending on the type of tunneling being done. Though we often refer to TBM’s as one size fits all,...

Tunnel Insider’s top 5 movies...

Though Tunnel Insider has mostly featured stories that focus on tunnels that are used for transportation, today we wanted to take a new approach and showcase other cool tunnel related stuff, such as our 5...

Meet Big Bertha, The World’s...

If you followed our story on what went wrong during Seattle’s SR 99 tunneling project, then you're no stranger to Big Bertha, the world’s largest tunnel boring machine (TBM). But if you missed it, or...

What went wrong During Seattle’s...

If you follow tunneling news at all, or live near Seattle, you likely have heard of the WSDOT’s (Washington State Dept. of Transportation) SR 99 project, whose finish got delayed three years due to complications...
 
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