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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.

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  1. Jim Al-Khalili

    Jim Al-Khalili

    Himself - Presenter

    6 Episodes

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Season 1

2019 | 6 Episodes

Season 1 of Breakthrough: The Ideas That Changed the World premiered on April 21, 2019.

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Breakthrough: The Ideas That Changed the World
Breakthrough: The Ideas That Changed the World

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Type Documentary

Original Language English

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