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What is the Future now for Science in Iraq?

The prospects for science in Iraq after the capture of Saddam Hussein

After the capture of Saddam Hussein this week, what are the prospects for science in Iraq after a decade of sanctions and the destruction of the country's scientific infrastructure? Brazil nuts are under threat from over-cropping. Global warming may have started 10,000 years ago. What the art of the past can tell us about astronomy.

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BBC World Service Archive

BBC World Service Archive

This programme was restored as part of the World Service archive project

Gravitational Waves

Gravitational Waves

Gravity and ripples in the fabric of space time - what do these mean for us?

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