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Revolutions: Ideas That Changed The World

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Jim Al-Khalili explores the story of six major inventions: the aeroplane, the car, the rocket, the smartphone, the telescope and the robot. While now commonplace, they are the endpoint of thousands of years of thought, experiment, sacrifice, determination and inspiration. `Revolutions: Ideas That Changed The World' also explores some of the most important visionaries of human history: Galilei Galileo, Leonardo Da Vinci, female pioneers Ada Lovelace and Bertha Benz, and medieval scholar Ibn al-Haytham, among others.

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  • Episode 1 - The Airplane
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    The aeroplane is the machine that gave us our greatest superpower, the ability to fly. How we got here is a story full of passion, danger and death.

  • Episode 2 - The Car
    Dokumentar, Historie, S1:E2

    The car is humankind's ultimate freedom machine as it transports us places we couldn't otherwise go, at speeds unimaginable, just a century ago. It has transformed the world and revolutionised how people live.

  • Episode 3 - The Rocket
    Dokumentar, Historie, S1:E3

    The incredible story of that amazing invention, the rocket. It took a teenage genius, a Chinese monk, a Soviet plot and a butter machine to give us the ability to leave our Earth.

  • Episode 4 - The Smartphone
    Dokumentar, Historie, S1:E4

    Few inventions have revolutionised our everyday existence like the smartphone. It put the world's knowledge in our hands, democratised news-gathering and through social media, connected billions of people in a way that wasn't possible before.

  • Episode 5 - The Telescope
    Dokumentar, Historie, S1:E5

    The telescope is the invention that has allowed the great discovery of the universe itself. Over the millennia, humans built ever more elaborate constructions aligned with the heavens, revealing our ancient fascination with the night sky.

  • Episode 6 - The Robot
    Dokumentar, Historie, S1:E6

    Robots are everywhere. They build cars, electronics and consumer goods. They conduct medical procedures, defuse bombs and explore other worlds. They've revolutionised the modern world and they're about to revolutionize our homes.

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