March 1st, 2012
Episode 95 of 1249 episodes
The historian Jon Agar and the science writer, Marcus Chown consider the achievements of science in the 20th century. DJ Taylor and Justin Cartwright reflect on how the world of money and finance is represented in fiction. Sarah Kent will be assessing the first major retropsective of the Italian artist, Alighiero Boetti. And Professor of Historical Geography Christopher Withers reflects on whether it's time to switch from Greenwich Mean Time to the atomic clock.