Breakthrough: The Ideas That Changed the World

Breakthrough: The Ideas That Changed the World

The Telescope

A look at how the telescope was invented, from Galileo to Edwin Hubble, and how the invention reaches the universe 13 billion light-years out. (59 minutes)

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UPCOMING EPISODES

Wed, 9/25 at 1:00 am on KLRU Q

The Telescope

A look at how the telescope was invented, from Galileo to Edwin Hubble, and how the invention reaches the universe 13 billion light-years out. (59 minutes)

Wed, 9/25 at 1:59 am on KLRU Q

The Airplane

A look at inventions that gave humans the ability to fly, from Leonardo da Vinci's flying machines to modern commercial planes. (60 minutes)

Wed, 9/25 at 2:59 am on KLRU Q

The Rocket

The history of the rocket, from its origin in ancient China to its use as a weapon of war; how adding hydrogen allowed rockets to carry astronauts to the moon. (61 minutes)