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Witty, irreverent look at the world through scientists' eyes. With Brian Cox and Robin Ince


Can Science Save Us?

July 29th, 2014

Episode 106 of 145 episodes

Can Science Save Us? Brian Cox and Robin Ince are joined on stage by Stephen Fry, Eric Idle, chemist and Pro-Vice-Chancellor of Sheffield University, Professor Tony Ryan, and University of London solar scientist, Dr Lucie Green, as they ask: "can science save us?" They'll be looking at some of the fantastic ideas at the very forefront of science and technology that are being looked at to help in tackling some of the biggest challenges facing our planet, from climate change, to feeding our ever expanding global population.