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Time and Distance

Professor Marcus du Sautoy tells the story of the metre and the second - how an astonishing journey across revolutionary France gave birth to the metre, and how scientists today are continuing to redefine the measurement of time and length, with extraordinary results.

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Mon 11 Sep 2017 00:30

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Role Contributor
Presenter Marcus du Sautoy
Director Mike Cunliffe
Producer Mark Woodward