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Back to 1977

Cover of Popular ScienceIn what could be the world’s first podcast, Ross reports on news and technology from 1977. He finds that whilst technology has changed, some of the issues haven’t (even if the focus is slightly different – global cooling instead of global warming for instance). Melbourne’s Age newspaper in October 1977 was reporting on global terrorism in the airline industry, gene therapy, uranium mining, and an Israeli peace plan. Sound familiar? >> more