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The social function of history: policy, history and twentieth-century science

by David Edgerton
The social function of history: policy, history and twentieth-century science
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 11 years ago | 1197 views
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Historians bring to thinking about science policy a very particular understanding which should be central to policy: historians are trained to know in their bones that the future is unknown and to understand the power of the cheap futurism which char....

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The House of Wisdom and the legacy of Arabic Science

by Jim Al-Khalili
The House of Wisdom and the legacy of Arabic Science
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 11 years ago | 2532 views
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In a way that never took place with early Christianity, the spread of Islam heralded a remarkable period of scientific advances, particularly during the golden age of the Abbasids of Baghdad between the 8th and 11th centuries AD.

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Science in the 21st Century

by Harry Kroto
Science in the 21st Century
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 11 years ago | 1282 views
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Harry Kroto talks to undergraduate scientists at FSU about his ideas for the future of science in the 21st century.

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