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Timeblazers: Ancient Geniuses

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Timeblazers Sam and Jen meet some geniuses of the past, including Nicholas Copernicus, the first to map out the Solar System; William Shakespeare and his magnificent Globe Theatre; Benjamin Franklin, a great inventor, printer, and philosopher; Thomas Edison, who invented the first practical incandescent light bulb; Eratosthenes, who used a stick to figure out the size of the earth and that the planet was round; Plato, a great philosopher and thinker; Jean-Francois Champollion, who unlocked the mystery of the Rosetta Stone; Magellan, who was the first to sail around the world; and the "Renaissance Man," Leonardo da Vinci.

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