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The Mystery of Matter

The Mystery of Matter: Search for the Elements

Series 1, Episode 3

The Mystery of Matter: Search for the Elements

Caught up in the race to discover the atom’s internal parts — and learn how they fit together — a young British physicist named Harry Moseley uses newly discovered X-rays to put the Periodic Table in a whole new light. And a young American chemist named Glenn Seaborg creates a new element — plutonium — that changes the world forever, unleashing a force of unimaginable destructive power: the atomic bomb.

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