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The world may soon have only one time zone (and a new calender)

The world may soon have only one time zone (and a new calender)

You may think that the time and date is unchanging, but it does change, and it might do so again.



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The Silicon Age - How one element has powered most of human innovation (10:30)

28 August 2019 7:19 PM

Look around you, wherever you look you will see silicon at work. This is a tribute to the 14th element on the periodic table and its many uses.

Silicon is an element that takes its name from the Greek word for flint, it does so because humanity has used flint since the Stone Age to make tools. Flint is a form of quartz which is silicon dioxide. Its the combination of the most abundant element in the Earth’s crust - Oxygen and the second most abundant Silicon.

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21 August 2019 7:21 PM

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Doomsday weapons (11:16)

15 August 2019 12:02 AM

The risks to human survival were once out of our hands. Disease and famine our greatest threat. Industrial revolutions have neutralised many of those threats while creating new potentially more potent and entirely man-made ones. Climate Change and nuclear weapons

While global warming has had more coverage in the last few years, you may be forgiven for thinking that nuclear threats are remote or isolated to attempts to create them in nations like North Korea and Iran.

That is mostly true, but recent developments between the US and Russia may see the nuclear threat becoming more real.

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It's called the web. Is it any surprise we got caught in it? (11:24)

31 July 2019 7:36 PM

The World Wide Web is 25 years old. What was supposed to connect us has become more like a trap and we all helped it happen.

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Humanity 2.0: Tech is driving our evolution (8:48)

24 July 2019 7:21 PM

Technology is becoming the driver of human evolution. It took another step forward this month.

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Space weather: sunny with a chance of destruction (7:30)

26 June 2019 7:23 PM

Solar activity could result in a rare and improbable event which could send civilisation back to the dark ages.

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Peak disruption - is the internet revolution almost over? (5:28)

19 June 2019 8:16 PM

The likelihood of seeing a new Alphabet or Alibaba in the next decade is declining.

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