5/5 The author witnesses the darker side of 'gold fever' and finally tracks down 'the guy'.
4/5 The author heads off along the North Yuba River to try his hand at prospecting alone.
3/5 On a prospecting trip with Tom, the author finds himself in very deep water.
2/5 Steve meets a character called Dave Mack who agrees to show him some 'extreme' prospecting
1/5 Having purchased all the necessary equipment, the author heads off in search of gold.
5/5 Peter Moore relates the weather forecast's controversial beginnings.
4/5 Scientific enquiry into the upper atmosphere leads to an ascent in a balloon named Mammoth
3/5 Peril on the high seas leads Robert FitzRoy to devise an innovative storm warning system.
2/5 FitzRoy's star is in the ascent, and there is innovation at the observatory in Greenwich.
1/5 Charismatic naval officer Robert FitzRoy confronts storms on the high seas.