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OU on TV and radio this week - 06-08-11 to 12-08-11

Updated Friday 5th August 2011

Is salt safe to embrace; can maths reveal the future; and can offices be made delightful places to be?

Sunday 7th August

8.00pm BBC Radio 4 More Or Less
The return of the regular guide to statistics in the news.
Visible Trade: Visualising exports and imports

Monday 8th August

8.00pm Channel 4 The Secret Life Of Buildings: Work
In the second episode, Tom Dyckhoff explores the buildings we spend our working lives in.
Watch: what makes for a great school?

9.00pm BBC Four Great Thinkers: In Their Own Words
The great philosophers of the last century, as captured by the BBC Archive. Salt and pepper pot figures embracing Creative commons image Icon $holydevil under CC-BY licence under Creative-Commons license Friday 1.30: Is it safe to embrace salt?
Joined-up thinking: can you connect the thinkers?

Tuesday 9th August

3.00am BBC Four Great Thinkers: In Their Own Words

11.20pm BBC Two Town With Nicholas Crane: Scarborough
A second chance to catch Nick Crane's visit to the Yorkshire coast.
The Scarborough renaissance

Wednesday 10th August

9.00pm BBC Two The Code
Marcus du Sautoy asks if the future can be calculated using the code.
Game: Become a grandmaster of mosaics

Thursday 11th August

9.00pm BBC Two Town With Nicholas Crane
This week, Nick Crane visit Perth.
My Town, Your Town, Whose Town?

Friday 12th August

1.30pm BBC Radio 4 More Or Less
This week, can you trust the recent reports suggesting salt's health risks are overplayed?
Are you better off with a Southern European diet?


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