He's the man responsible for rekindling our love affair with the whacky programme and, with the help of a talented team, hurling it into the 21st Century. Doctor Who mania was re-born and a brand new wave of fans emerged in the process.
Also flung into different dimensions and galaxies was Billie Piper as his new companion Rose Tyler. However, the actor shocked fans when he decided to leave the show he had helped make a success, after only one series.
Fun fact: Christopher Eccleston first met his successor, David Tennant, while shooting the 1996 movie 'Jude'. Eccleston played the lead role and Tennant had a part as a drunk student who taunted him.
More than 40 perfectly preserved ancient shipwrecks accidentally discovered at the bottom of the Black Sea.
Fragile golden and silver scrolls believed to be “spells” to invoke good or evil spirits were unearthed with ancient skeleton in Serbia.
Stress of moving house can help boost memory, a recent research has found.
The prenup house, made of carbon fibre elements and semi-transparent wooden layer, can be split in two if marriage doesn’t work.
De-extinction of mammoths through DNA sequencing and genome editing can help restore the grassland system, scientists have claimed.
Faraday cage wetsuit prevents sharks from detecting tiny electrical signals from divers’ muscles.
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