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Historical Mysteries Season Two Unsolved Mysteries

The Marvels of Radium

Estimated read time 5 min read

A fresh announcement just made to the Academy of Sciences in Paris by Monsieur Curie, co-discoverer with his wife of the most extraordinary of all chemical elements, radium, brings the wonderful properties of that substance once more to public attention. Radium, whose existence as an independent element was finally demonstrated last year, presents about the greatest puzzle with which science has to deal.

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Artifacts and Evidence Maps and Charts Season One

Turgot’s Map – 1739 Detailed Aerial View

Estimated read time 2 min read

Plan of Paris, known as Turgot’s Map – 1739 Michel-Étienne Turgot (1690-1751), at the head of the Parisian municipality as provost of merchants, decided to commission a new plan of […]

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Architectural Marvels Artifacts and Evidence Season One

Le Petit Palais in Paris, France

Estimated read time 1 min read

Le Petit Palais in Paris, France was built for the 1900 Exposition Universelle (“World’s Fair”), it now houses the City of Paris Museum of Fine Arts (Musée des beaux-arts de […]