A CEO who took a million dollar pay-cut and gave his workers more, tells us why he did it
BBC World Service
5/5 Astronomy writer Dr Stuart Clark asks where all the aliens are.
BBC Radio 3
Professor Dame Carol Black is interviewed by Kirsty Young for Desert Island Discs.
BBC Radio 4
Mary Stallard discusses the growing strength of religious traditions in modern China.
BBC Radio Wales
4/5 Author Stephen Baxter considers the perils of freedom and conflict beyond Earth.
Multiple award-winning Dutch writer Cees Nooteboom on his novel The Following Story
3/5 Professor Rachel Armstrong examines the challenge of building a living starship.
Prue Shaw, Sean O'Brien, Nick Havely and Kevin Jackson discuss Dante's The Divine Comedy.
Have the MDGs eradicated global poverty and improved things for the world's poorest?
Programming from the BBC Pashto Service
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