Engines Of Our Ingenuity

Engines Of Our Ingenuity

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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.More from Engines Of Our Ingenuity »

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Engines of Our Ingenuity 2590: Orville Wright and Flight

Episode: 2590 In which Orville Wright tries to predict the future of the aeroplane

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Engines of Our Ingenuity 2589: Vanishing Mathematics

Episode: 2589 In which automatic calculation leads to the black-boxing of mathematics

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Engines of Our Ingenuity 2587: Secret City

Episode: 2587 The existential pleasure of knowing your city's secrets

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Engines of Our Ingenuity 2412: The Past and the Future

Episode: 2412 Disney's Spaceship Earth: Past and Future Communication

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Engines of Our Ingenuity 2998: Evolution in a Test Tube

Episode: Evolution in a test tube.

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Engines of Our Ingenuity 2997: Aging

Episode: Much ado about aging.

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Engines of Our Ingenuity 2996: Tensile Strength & Limpet Teeth

Episode: 2996 The highest tensile strength in nature — so far: Limpet teeth

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Engines of Our Ingenuity 2586: The Villa Girasole

Episode: 2586 Il Girasole (The Sunflower)— The House that Tracks the Sun

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Engines of Our Ingenuity 2584: The Sweet Track

Episode: 2584 The Sweet Track: A 6000-year-old roadway

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Engines of Our Ingenuity 2995: Tube Trains

Episode: 2995 Very high speed Tube Trains

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