35 Science During the Revolutionary Era

Ever wondered what Elephants, ‘The Ohio Animal’ and French Scientists have to do with extinction? Curious as to how oxygen was discovered? Wondered what the ancient greeks thought of the earth’s elements? Well, this episode covers it all!

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Part I (Chemistry)

This episode explores the achievements of the famous French Scientist Antoine Lavoisier. It covers the discovery of oxygen, hydrogen, and nitrogen, as well as the role of oxygen in the combustion process. It also examines outdated scientific theories and the discoveries that air and water were not elements.

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Part II (Biology and Paleontology)

This episode examines the early debates surrounding extinction and evolution. This includes the controversial theories and intriguing discoveries of several french naturalists.

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