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Discovery: The Waldseemuller Map

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Episode 8 The Soviet Steamroller

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The Lost Libraries of Timbuktu

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Alan Cumming

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Luxury in the Middle Ages

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Across the U.K.fewer and fewer youngsters want to study chemistry and physics, so with the help of physics teacher Andy Smith, Rocket Science sets...