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Breakthrough: The Ideas That Changed the World - The Robot

Check out the history of robots and learn how they are fast becoming a part of everyday life.

Learn how robots were first conceptualized in ancient Rome and see how their use has evolved over the centuries, from the calculator to the Roomba. Then, take a sneak peek at what future robots will be able to do.

Breakthrough: The Ideas That Changed the World- The Robot, Wednesday at 10 p.m. on PBS 6.

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