Science has given us everything from the Atom Bomb to antibiotics, from aerosol to the Internet, creating knowledge and tools that have arguably hampered progress as much as they have facilitated it. Are scientists and their discoveries responsible for the mess we're in and can science offer a way out? Or do we all have a responsibility to take more of an interest in the research that is shaping the future of civilisation as know it?
Researchers who are currently working on some of the fundamental, complex issues in science – from theoretical chemistry to geology, from psychology to planetary formation – discuss what it means to be a scientist in the 21st century in the first in a series of new revelatory films from the University of Bristol.
To find out more visit bris.ac.uk/science/scifuture
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