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The Economist asks: Have we reached the limits of human knowledge?

May 5th, 2016

Episode 671 of 884 episodes

The pace of scientific advancement can seem relentless, and the ingenuity of scientists inexhaustible. But is there a finite amount of knowledge we can acquire about the universe around us? Mathematician Marcus Du Sautoy joins The Economist to discuss what we can never really know.

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