Science Year and Century in Review

GUESTS: LAURA GARWIN North American Editor Nature Washington, DC PAUL RAEBURN Senior Editor, Science and Technology Business Week New York, New York KEITH BENSON Former Executive Secretary, History of Science Society Professor, Medical History and Ethics Director, Program in the History of Science, Medicine, and Technology University of Washington Seattle, Washington This year, scientists sequenced a human chromosome and slowed light to a fraction of its normal speed. These achievements wouldn't have happened without earlier efforts to decipher the structure of DNA and the rules ofquantum physics. In this hour, we'll talk about the biggest scientific advances of the year and the twentieth century.

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