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Video thumbnail: Breakthrough: The Ideas That Changed the World Alphonse Pénaud - The Forgotten Pioneer

Breakthrough: The Ideas That Changed the World

Alphonse Pénaud - The Forgotten Pioneer

The invention of the rubber powered plane inspires the famous Wright brothers.

Alphonse Pénaud - The Forgotten Pioneer

Video thumbnail: Breakthrough: The Ideas That Changed the World Frank Whittle and the Jet Man

Breakthrough: The Ideas That Changed the World

Frank Whittle and the Jet Man

A modern day jet man tells the story of the pioneer of the jetty engine.

Frank Whittle and the Jet Man

Video thumbnail: Breakthrough: The Ideas That Changed the World Abass Ibn Firnas

Breakthrough: The Ideas That Changed the World

Abass Ibn Firnas

Legend has it Ibn Firnas jumped from a cliff with feathers attached to his arms and legs.

Abass Ibn Firnas

Video thumbnail: Breakthrough: The Ideas That Changed the World Episode 2 Preview | The Airplane

Breakthrough: The Ideas That Changed the World

Episode 2 Preview | The Airplane

Take to the sky with the dreamers whose work gave humans the ability to fly.

Episode 2 Preview | The Airplane

Video thumbnail: Breakthrough: The Ideas That Changed the World Leonardo da Vinci

Breakthrough: The Ideas That Changed the World

Leonardo da Vinci

A legendary artist studies the bodies of flying animals in extraordinary detail.

Leonardo da Vinci