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
    165 VOTES

    1896: The First X-Ray

    1896: The First X-Ray
    Photo: Facebook
    165 votes
  • 2
    194 VOTES

    1956: An Animal Being Used In Therapy

    1956: An Animal Being Used In Therapy
    Photo: Facebook
    194 votes
  • 3
    154 VOTES

    1963: Testing A Plane's Ejection Systems

    1963: Testing A Plane's Ejection Systems
    Photo: Facebook
    154 votes
  • 4
    213 VOTES

    1948: Boy Watches TV For The First Time

    1948: Boy Watches TV For The First Time
    Photo: Facebook
    213 votes
  • 5
    289 VOTES

    1964: Neil Armstrong And David Scott In Their Gemini 8 Capsule

    1964: Neil Armstrong And David Scott In Their Gemini 8 Capsule
    Photo: Facebook
    289 votes
  • 6
    186 VOTES

    1919: A Welder Using Prosthetics

    1919: A Welder Using Prosthetics
    Photo: Facebook
    186 votes