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100 Places - Science & Discovery

From the physics laboratory at Manchester University, where the atom was first split, to the humble Jenner Hut in Gloucestershire, where Edward Jenner developed the first vaccine, England's historic sites are hotbeds of invention and creativity.

We think everybody should know about the places in England that have witnessed some of the most important historic events.

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  • Saving Lives with Clocks and Telescopes. Royal Museums Greenwich has nominated the Royal Observatory, Greenwich. Louise Devoy, Curator of the Royal Observatory, tells us about the stratospheric impact of this place.


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