Engineers in Turkey have managed to successfully construct a tunnel beneath the Bosphorus Strait - a feat which defied the most ingenious minds of antiquity.

While building a tunnel beneath the Bosphorus Strait of today’s Turkey has long been the ambition of emperors and sultans throughout history, it is only now in the early 21st century that engineering technology has finally developed to the point where such an epic project can become a reality. The new 13-kilometre…