The tragedy at Marikana haunts many South Africans and on this episode we’re looking at mass trauma and mining.

We hear of what a ballistics expert does at this kind of crime scene and find out about the psychology around Marikana. We explore the mechanization of mines and whether the machines are taking over. We also get into the health of the mine dumps around Johannesburg.

The Science Inside is produced and presented by Paul McNally.
Producer: Elna Schütz
Technical producer: DJ Keyez
Researcher & co-presenter: Lutfiyah Suliman
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