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Steven Johnson and 'Where Good Ideas Come From"

How do great ideas come to be? What conditions help to foster creativity and spur advances in thought?

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The Invention of Air

Take a breath and think of scientist-theologian Joseph Priestley, the discoverer of oxygen.

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