Alfonso X from Spain and the Alfonsine Tables

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Wiley Post and the Jetstream

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William Beaumont and the human digestion

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Selma Lagerlöf and the wonderful Adventures of Niels Holgersson

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Ferdinand de Lesseps and the Suez Canal

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Walt Disney’s ‘Steamboat Willie’ and the Rise of Mickey Mouse

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Eugene Wigner and the Structure of the Atomic Nucleus

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