How Far Are the Stars?
How Far Are the Stars? Breakthrough: The Ideas That Changed the World
How a New York property boom led to the discovery of the distance to the stars.
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Breakthrough: The Ideas That Changed the World
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.