Engines of Our Ingenuity
Summary: The story of technological progress is one of drama and intrigue, sudden insight and plain hard work. Let’s explore technology’s spectacular failures and many magnificent success stories.
Episode: 2727 Quantum Theory’s Copenhagen Interpretation and the Einstein-Podolsky-Rosen (EPR) Paper. Today, we get spooky.
Episode: 1482 Black-boxing technology and knowledge. Today, we ask what's inside a black box.
Episode: 1481 A revealing view of photography's early days. Today, where was photography headed in 1854?
Episode: 3167 How Animals Navigate. Today, finding the way home.
Episode: 1480 Streamlining and the American public. Today, we talk about streamlining.
Episode: 3166 Spoonerisms and Their Unwilling Namesake. Today, spooning in speakerisms.
Episode: 1479 The riddle of more grandparents than people. Today, you and I are kin.
Episode: 1478 A sneak preview of the Statue of Liberty. Today, a sneak preview of the Statue of Liberty.
Episode: 3165 Serendipity and the Inventive Mind. Today, not-so-dumb luck.
Episode: 1477 A horseless carriage offered to Anne Boleyn. Today, we offer Anne Boleyn an automobile.
Episode: 2720 Project Habbakuk: Ice Aircraft Carriers and Pykrete. Today, something simple.
Episode: 1476 In which Josephine Cochrane invents the dishwasher. Today, the birth of the dishwasher.
Episode: 1475 The tragic tale of Evariste Galois. Today, let's tell the remarkable tale of Evariste Galois.
Episode: 3164 The Story Behind Some Great Fanfares. Today, great fanfare.
Episode: 1474 Alfred Ely Beach builds a secret subway in New York City. Today, a secret subway.