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Scientific Breakthroughs
Inventions and discoveries that have revolutionised the way we live.
Kevin Kelly Ingenious Inventions
Inventions over the last century that have transformed life as we know it
 
Leo Kadanoff Eureka
Great scientific discoveries that have changed our understanding of the world forever.
Hytham Abdel Ma'soud Alive thanks to the 20th Century
Developments in health over the last hundred years.
 
Statue of John Muir Environment
Stories of the people who have raised our awareness of the environment.
Helen Sharman Lost in Space
How the twentieth century saw humanity venturing into space.
 
Norman Miles Ingenious Inventions II
Five more inventions that have changed the way we live.
Tim Leland Origins
How we have developed our understanding of the origins of man and of the planet Earth.
 
   
 
 
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