Episode: 1795 Blanche Ames: inventor, artist, and conservative activist. Today, meet Blanche Ames.
Episode: 3005 Was Kasparov Outmatched, or Was DeepBlue Lucky? Today, the wrong move.
Episode: 2188 The day the earth moved: plate tectonics and the right question. Today, our guest, geologist Peter Copeland tries to ask the right question.
Episode: 3004 Lenin, Mach, and Higher Dimensions. Today, higher dimensions.
Episode: 1793 What was your name in the States?": Beginning anew. Today, what was your name, back in the States?
Episode: 1794 From Autogiro to Gyroplane: Making the Unicorn Real. Today, a forgotten chapter in the history of flight.
Episode: 1792 The Siren call: not exactly lured by steam sirens and foghorns. Today, we make noise.
Episode: 3003 The Pennsylvania Prison System. Today, in the pen.
Episode: 2628 When traveling into space, how do you know you're there? Today, astronaut Michael Barratt asks, where exactly is the border of space?
Episode: 3002 How Technology Has Enabled Choices. Today, we make a choice.
Episode: 1791 The Thames Tunnel: Heroic engineering and its promotion. Today, the Thames Tunnel.
Episode: 1790 The Fireside University: struggling to know and teach, technology and science. Today, a fireside university.
Episode: 1789 Goethe's Farbenlehre: science and Romanticism. Today, light and color.
Episode: 2997 Much Ado About Aging. Today, some things never get old.
Episode: 2368 In which Shakespeare and Cervantes die on the same day, but eleven days apart. Today, UH scholar, Richard Armstrong tells us about puzzles in chronology.
Episode: 2995 Very High Speed Tube Trains. Today, we go tubular.
Episode: 1784 The folly of finding the first doughnut, or airplane. Today, doughnuts and priority.
Episode: 1787 A price on your head, but how much? Today, what's a life worth?
Episode: 1782 Thoughts about energy and the human motor. Today, human energy.
Episode: 2992 Algae. Today, scum of the earth.