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Need to Know, February 18, 2011: The universe(s), Egypt’s future and fracking

How many universes are there? Author Brian Greene explains. Plus: A fracking update, a look at what’s next in Egypt and an interview author Parag Khanna.

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Photo: Joy in the streets of Cairo

Egyptians celebrate the news of the resignation of President Hosni Mubarak, who handed control of the country to the military on Friday.

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Egypt erupts

Three VII photographers take an up-close look at the defiance and anger that has been pouring out into Egypt’s streets since the protests began on January 25.

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WikiLeaks cables: Political protests are not part of the ‘Egyptian mentality’

New diplomatic cables released during the protests reveal Egypt’s efforts to suppress political activity.

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Egypt’s winter of discontent

The size and strength of protests in Egypt have caught everyone by surprise, but the seeds of discontent were planted on many fronts, writes Robyn Creswell.

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