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Babbage: Belt, road and orbit: China recently launched the first module of its new space station—what impact will this have on the international scientific community? Also, how orbiting telescopes could be useful in diagnosing cancer. And when solving problems, why do people prefer ...

Babbage: Belt, road and orbit: China recently launched the first module of its new space station—what impact will this have on the international scientific community? Also, how orbiting telescopes could be useful in diagnosing cancer. And when solving problems, why do people prefer ...

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Babbage: Belt, road and orbit: China recently launched the first module of its new space station—what impact will this have on the international scientific community? Also, how orbiting telescopes could be useful in diagnosing cancer. And when solving problems, why do people prefer ...

FromEconomist Radio

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23 minutes
Released:
May 4, 2021
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Podcast Episode

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China recently launched the first module of its new space station—what impact will this have on the international scientific community? Also, how orbiting telescopes could be useful in diagnosing cancer. And when solving problems, why do people prefer to innovate by adding things rather than getting rid of them? Kenneth Cukier hosts For full access to The Economist’s print, digital and audio editions subscribe at economist.com/podcastoffer and sign up for our new weekly science newsletter at economist.com/simplyscience.
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Released:
May 4, 2021
Format:
Podcast Episode