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Tuesday 28 August 2012

How would the world look if Geeks were in charge? Is there any point to Geeks? Much scientific research now depends on Geeks and technology but how much does technology contribute to science?

Click travels to Cambridge University, a place that some argue has been a Geek heaven for centuries, to find out. Gareth Mitchell and Bill Thompson investigate the Cambridge Geek Night.

They are joined by the former scientist and now Member of Parliament Julian Huppert; Mark Henderson author of The Geek Manifesto; and Emily Shuckburgh from the British Antarctic Survey.

And there's also a report on the bobsled that can be controlled by the mind.



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