Engines of Our Ingenuity 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.
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.

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Engines of Our Ingenuity 1764: Temperature

Episode: 1764 In which we wonder just what our thermometer measures. Today, we ask what temperature is.

Engines of Our Ingenuity 1767: Lewis and Clark

Episode: 1767 Weighing the near and far wake of Lewis and Clark. Today, after Lewis and Clark.

Engines of Our Ingenuity 1763: Child Labor

Episode: 1763 Child labor, dangerous companion of economic emergence. Today, let's talk about child labor.

Engines of Our Ingenuity 2981: A Catalyst for Change

Episode: 2981 Catalytic Converters: A Catalyst For Change. Today, we don't go up in smoke.

Engines of Our Ingenuity 2934: Molecules of Life

Episode: 2934 Reading the Molecules of Life. Today, we read the molecules of life.

Engines of Our Ingenuity 2980: The Saint Petersburg Paradox

Episode: 2980 The Saint Petersburg Paradox. Today, a paradox for the generations.

Engines of Our Ingenuity 1761: John Baskerville

Episode: 1761 John Baskerville, fine type, and the hound of heaven. Today, the hound and the Baskerville.

Engines of Our Ingenuity 1762: Camp Cooking

Episode: 1762 Camp Cooking and the Savage Boy Inventor. Today, camp cooking and modern times.

Engines of Our Ingenuity 1759: Raymond Loewy

Episode: 1759 Raymond Loewy, the man who made Modern. Today, finally, a design style for modern America.

Engines of Our Ingenuity 2979: J.J.C. Bradfield

Episode: 2979 J.J.C Bradfield and the Sydney Harbor Bridge. Today, facing the future.

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