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History of Science

History of Science shows how the political upheavals of history combine with iconic inventions and discoveries, along with the ideas of great thinkers, to create the advances that have transformed our lives. Each episode starts with a disarmingly simple question that everyone asks, and then delves into the past, uncovering human stories and recreating the great experiments of the men and women who sought the answers and, in doing so, changed the world.

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Tuesday, Mar 6, 2012 - 8:00 PM    "Can We Have Unlimited Power?" It took centuries for science to explain what power is, rather than simply what it does. Host Michael Mosley explores how the most power-hungry generation that has ever lived has now harnessed that energy - from wind, steam and from inside the atom. Part 4 of 6 G
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Tuesday, Mar 6, 2012 - 8:00 PM "Can We Have Unlimited Power?" (PLUS)
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Wednesday, Mar 7, 2012 - 12:00 AM "Can We Have Unlimited Power?" (PLUS)
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Tuesday, Mar 13, 2012 - 8:30 PM "What Is The Secret of Life?" (PLUS)
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Tuesday, Mar 13, 2012 - 11:30 PM "What Is The Secret of Life?" (PLUS)
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Tuesday, Mar 20, 2012 - 8:00 PM "Who Are We?" (PLUS)
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Wednesday, Mar 21, 2012 - 12:00 AM "Who Are We?" (PLUS)
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Tuesday, Jan 15, 2013 - 7:00 PM "What Is Out There?" (PLUS)
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Tuesday, Jan 15, 2013 - 11:00 PM "What Is Out There?" (PLUS)
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Tuesday, Jan 22, 2013 - 7:00 PM "What Is The World Made of?" (PLUS)
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Tuesday, Jan 22, 2013 - 11:00 PM "What Is The World Made of?" (PLUS)
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