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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, Feb 12, 2013 - 11:00 PM    "What Is The Secret of Life?" Michael Mosley presents the story of how the secret of life has been examined through the prism of the most complex organism known - the human body. It begins with attempts to save the lives of gladiators in Ancient Rome and unfolds to the microscopic world of cells and DNA. Part 5 of 6 G
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Tuesday, Feb 12, 2013 - 11:00 PM "What Is The Secret of Life?" (PLUS)
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Tuesday, Feb 19, 2013 - 7:00 PM "Who Are We?" (PLUS)
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Tuesday, Feb 19, 2013 - 11:00 PM "Who Are We?" (PLUS)
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