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The Forum
3 Jan
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A conceptual meeting point for this week's three ideas, by Emily Kasriel
The Forum, the BBC World Service programme which boldly crosses boundaries: scientific, creative and geographic, presented Bridget Kendall.


American professor of astrophysics from Barnard college, Columbia University, Janna Levin explains how space and time are closely linked and how time could disappear in the cold emptiness of the distant future.

Kenyan author Binyavanga Wainaina invites us to consider the creative potency of a single instant and to shake ourselves free of industrial timekeeping.

British classicist Angie Hobbs reflects on the moral value of time and timelessness as seen by the ancient world.

Listen to the 60 Second Idea To Change The World

Each week one guest presents an idea to enhance the world. This week it's the turn of Angie Hobbs.

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