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How simple ideas lead to scientific discoveries - Adam Savage

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Adam Savage walks through two spectacular examples of profound scientific discoveries that came from simple, creative methods anyone could have followed -- Eratosthenes' calculation of the Earth's circumference around 200 BC and Hippolyte Fizeau's measurement of the speed of light in 1849. Lesson by Adam Savage, animation by TED-Ed.

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