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Heroes of Science

26 minutes

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The four-part interactive presentation uses archival footage to relay the accomplishments of four well-known scientists of the early 20th century. Covers Marie Curie, discoverer of radium and 1903 Nobel Prize recipient; Albert Einstein, a genius whose revolutionary mathematical theories reshaped science; Jonas Salk, a scientist who developed the polio vaccine in 1955; and Guglielmo Marconi, inventor of the wireless telegraph. Pretests encourage viewer participation.

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Runtime: 26 minutes

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