Once Upon a Time... Discoverers
Kids & Family · Animation
Sometimes it was a flash of genius, or else it was diligent, patient experimenting: for thousands of years, explorers and inventors all around the world have brought forward humankind.
S01:E01 - The Chinese, Our Ancestors
The Chinese were the ones to first invent paper, which was an invention that changed the entire world.
S01:E02 - Archimedes and the Greek
In today's episode, Maestro invites us on a journey to ancient Greece.
S01:E03 - Hero From Alexandria
In the beginning of today's episode, we make the acquaintance of Aristotle.
S01:E05 - Henry the Navigator and Cartography
Until the medieval times, it was Ptolemy's maps which were considered to be the bible of every navigator at sea.
S01:E06 - Gutenberg and Writing
In Europe, it was Johannes Gutenberg who invented printing with moveable characters.
S01:E07 - Leonardo Da Vinci, a Jack-of-All-Trades
In Master Verrocchio's workshop, the young Leonardo studied painting and sculpture.
S01:E08 - Doctors (Paracelse, Vesale, Pare, etc.)
A headache happens every once in a while - and is treated easily with a pill.
S01:E10 - Newton
Maestro explains that it only became possible for astronauts to move in space thanks to the brilliant discoveries and calculations of a certain Sir Isaac Newton.
S01:E11 - Buffon Discovers the Past
Let's remember: Galileo showed that the earth is rotating around the sun. Newton discovered the law of gravitation.
S01:E12 - Lavoisier
"It's very hot today". This is how Maestro starts his story and today he invites us to a journey through chemistry.
S01:E13 - Stephenson and Co.
The power of steam was known already at the time of Hero of Alexandria, but people didn't know how to use it properly back then.
S01:E15 - Darwin
1860. Bishop Wilberforce is mocking Charles Darwin's theories in an assembly: "So the man originates from the ape?
S01:E16 - Mendel and the Peas
Maestro will tell us the story of a man who succeeded in identifying and expressing the laws of genetics: Gregor Mendel.
S01:E17 - Pasteur and Micro-Organisms
In the 19th century, the French scientist Louis Pasteur made the groundbreaking discovery that the earth is full of microscopically small organisms.
S01:E18 - Edison and Applied Sciences
Maestro tells the story of one of the greatest inventors of all times: Thomas Alva Edison.
S01:E19 - Marconi and the Waves
"Transmission" is today's keyword when Maestro starts telling his story.
S01:E20 - Ford and the Automobile
In the beginning, Maestro arrives in a real veteran car, which already introduces today's topic: the automobile.
S01:E22 - Marie Curie
On November 7, a little girl is born: Marie Sklodowska, who made history as Madame Curie.
S01:E23 - Einstein
1945. An American airplane drops the first atomic bomb upon the Japanese city of Hiroshima. An awful event!
S01:E25 - Armstrong and the Moon
In Ancient Greece it was thought that a ship could be catapulted up to the moon by means of a tornado.
S01:E26 - Tomorrow Is at Our Doorstep
What else is there for mankind to invent, after all those countless discoveries, now that even the moon has been visited?
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