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March marks the quick succession of two important anniversaries in the life of Alexander Graham Bell and though we think of his invention as one that changed the course of history, success for Bell wasn’t always smooth.

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So as you charge into 2017 full-speed ahead, take some time to listen to our top picks of invention and science podcasts and learn from some of the best and brightest minds in the New Year.

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A spark can trigger a life-changing idea for an inventor in a minute, and 60 seconds is all it takes for an inventor to make a huge mistake. In some extraordinary cases, perhaps both phenomena can occur in that same moment in time.

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By any measure, Marie Curie was one of the most revolutionary scientists in history. She was also the first person to be honored with two Nobel Prizes, and she remains both the only woman to win twice and the only person to win in multiple sciences.

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Blue jeans have become an integral part of the clothing industry and our culture. The man behind the jeans, Levi Strauss, developed the idea by seizing an opportunity that no one else had thought to pursue.

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