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Glass - A New Wonder Material

Learn how clear glass was born - and gave us spectacles almost 800 years ago.

How Far Are the Stars?

How a New York property boom led to the discovery of the distance to the stars.

Discovering the Big Bang

In 1923, Edwin Hubble began the manual process of photographing the Andromeda Nebula.

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