Age of War

Seven Ages of Science Episode 6 of 7
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Lisa Jardine explores how military demands mobilised science not in World War II, but in World War I.

The idea that Britain's scientific expertise and effort was mobilised from scratch on the eve of World War II is a myth. Long before 1939, Britain was ready to wage, and win, a scientific war.

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Wed 11 Sep 2013 15:30