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The SmartphoneS1 Ep6 |Dial in to the fascinating history of the smartphone.
The RocketS1 Ep5 |Blast off into history to see how rockets originated not in the sky, but in a cave.
The CarS1 Ep4 |Go for a ride through the 9,000-year history of the ultimate freedom machine: the car.
The RobotS1 Ep3 |Check out the history of robots and learn how they are becoming a part of everyday life.
The AirplaneS1 Ep2 |Take to the sky with the dreamers whose work gave humans the ability to fly.
The TelescopeS1 Ep1 |Look back in time to see how humans invented the telescope.
About 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.