In Boy In The Bubble, the opening number of his Africa-inspired Graceland album, Paul Simon sang about the age of miracles and wonders that we are living in - "this is the long distance call"!.
Fast forward 35 years and we are in an era where nothing really ought to surprise us anymore. Even so, it was something of a surprise for me to sit down recently with Dr Flemming Besenbacher, chairman of the supervisory board of Carlsberg Group, the Danish beer giant, and discover that he is a renowned nanoscientist.
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