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Multibillion-dollar co-educational venture built on promise of scientific freedom. Saudi Arabia has set up a new research university, a multibillion dollar co-educational venture built on the promise of scientific freedom. The King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) - complete with state-of-the-art laboratories, the world's 14th fastest supercomputer, and one of the biggest endowments worldwide - is scheduled to officially open on Wednesday. The inaugural ceremony is to be headed by its namesake, King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud, as well as several world leaders, dignitaries and officials.

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Produced by Raw-News
Directed by Sabina Castelfranco, Federico Fornaro
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Produced Sep 23, 2009
Published Jan 22, 2013
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