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Alfred Nobel: Dynamite

While Alfred Nobel is credited as the creator of dynamite, he is better known for creating the Nobel Prize. In this episode, we trace Nobel's life from the accidental creation of the explosive through his subsequent creation of the Nobel Prize.


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