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Breakthrough: The Ideas That Changed the World

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Take a mind-blowing journey through human history, told through six iconic objects that modern people take for granted, and see how science, invention and technology built on one another to change everything. These are the secrets of how we got to our modern world.

Breakthrough: The Ideas That Changed the World

S01E05 · The Rocket

Learn the explosive history of the rocket, from its origin in ancient China, to its... More

Learn the explosive history of the rocket, from its origin in ancient China, to its use as a weapon of war, to how adding hydrogen allowed it to carry astronauts all the way to the moon.

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