26 Photos Capturing Bizarre Moments In Science Throughout History

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Vote up the photos that are as mind-blowing as the facts behind them.

When absorbing it through a textbook, history can be a bit dry. Sometimes a little visual kick makes all the difference, bringing historical elements to life that would otherwise be constrained to text. The photos here commemorate a wide rang of historic moments, from space exploration to the excavation of ancient artifacts with huge significance. Scrolling past each one, you not only learn some fun new facts, you also get the chance to see them in action. 

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  • 1
    158 VOTES

    1963: Testing A Plane's Ejection Systems

    1963: Testing A Plane's Ejection Systems
    Photo: Facebook
    158 votes
  • 2
    169 VOTES

    1896: The First X-Ray

    1896: The First X-Ray
    Photo: Facebook
    169 votes
  • 3
    218 VOTES

    1948: Boy Watches TV For The First Time

    1948: Boy Watches TV For The First Time
    Photo: Facebook
    218 votes
  • 4
    200 VOTES

    1956: An Animal Being Used In Therapy

    1956: An Animal Being Used In Therapy
    Photo: Facebook
    200 votes
  • 5
    192 VOTES

    1919: A Welder Using Prosthetics

    1919: A Welder Using Prosthetics
    Photo: Facebook
    192 votes
  • 6
    157 VOTES

    1962: A Pilot Ejects Himself From A Prototype

    1962: A Pilot Ejects Himself From A Prototype
    Photo: Facebook
    157 votes