Engines of Our Ingenuity

By Houston Public Media

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.

  1. 1.
    Engines of Our Ingenuity 2121: How Soon We Forget
    3:47
  2. 2.
    Engines of Our Ingenuity 2716: Building With Ice
    4:06
  3. 3.
    Engines of Our Ingenuity 2905: The Gift of Imagination
    3:50
  4. 4.
    Engines of Our Ingenuity 2888: Strength Through Joy Car
    4:08
  5. 5.
    Engines of Our Ingenuity 2120: The ME-163B KOMET
    4:02
  6. 6.
    Engines of Our Ingenuity 2119: Casting and Optics
    3:48
  7. 7.
    Engines of Our Ingenuity 2118: We Are the Machines’ Media
    4:05
  8. 8.
    Engines of Our Ingenuity 2715: Bulbous Bows
    3:47
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    Engines of Our Ingenuity 2670: Expanding the Human Environment
    4:06
  2. 10.
    Engines of Our Ingenuity 2881: Racial Mythologies: Günther vs. Huxley
    4:04
  3. 11.
    Engines of Our Ingenuity 2115: The Color of Water
    4:01
  4. 12.
    Engines of Our Ingenuity 2116: Hydraulic Ram
    4:02
  5. 13.
    Engines of Our Ingenuity 2114: Blimp
    3:46
  6. 14.
    Engines of Our Ingenuity 2713: Storing Energy for the Power Grid
    3:48
  7. 15.
    Engines of Our Ingenuity 2645: Arch
    4:04
  8. 16.
    Engines of Our Ingenuity 2836: Bumping Into Signs
    3:51
  9. 17.
    Engines of Our Ingenuity 2112: Röntgen in 1896
    4:02
  10. 18.
    Engines of Our Ingenuity 2113: Moral Equivalent of War
    4:03
  11. 19.
    Engines of Our Ingenuity 2111: Rogue Waves
    3:46
  12. 20.
    Engines of Our Ingenuity 2712: Yutaka Taniyama and the Taniyama Shimura Conjecture
    3:48
  13. 21.
    Engines of Our Ingenuity 2577: The Frankfurter Küche
    3:49
  14. 22.
    Engines of Our Ingenuity 2782: Group Decision Making
    3:48
  15. 23.
    Engines of Our Ingenuity 2110: de Havilland and the BE-2
    3:47
  16. 24.
    Engines of Our Ingenuity 2109: The Hoosac Tunnel
    3:48
  17. 25.
    Engines of Our Ingenuity 2107: The Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome
    3:56
  18. 26.
    Engines of Our Ingenuity 2711: Two
    3:48
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    Engines of Our Ingenuity 2641: Ghosts of Niagara
    3:49
  20. 28.
    Engines of Our Ingenuity 2709: Where To Now, My Dear Watson?
    3:48
  21. 29.
    Engines of Our Ingenuity 2104: Time Travel
    3:45
  22. 30.
    Engines of Our Ingenuity 2105: Happy Young or Happy Old?
    3:52
  23. 31.
    Engines of Our Ingenuity 2103: Kitty Litter
    3:49
  24. 32.
    Engines of Our Ingenuity 2706: Desert Plants
    3:46
  25. 33.
    Engines of Our Ingenuity 3007: Elastic Chair
    3:42
  26. 34.
    Engines of Our Ingenuity 2703: Gravity Train
    3:49
  27. 35.
    Engines of Our Ingenuity 2102: Cradle of Civilization
    3:46
  28. 36.
    Engines of Our Ingenuity 2101: Maupertuis
    3:46
  29. 37.
    Engines of Our Ingenuity 2099: The Tarrant Tabor
    3:45
  30. 38.
    Engines of Our Ingenuity 2698: Galileo, The Church, and the Vatican Library
    3:49
  31. 39.
    Engines of Our Ingenuity 2893: The Magic of Batteries
    3:50
  32. 40.
    Engines of Our Ingenuity 2694: The Second Industrial Revolution
    4:04
  33. 41.
    Engines of Our Ingenuity 2098: Charles Davies
    4:01
  34. 42.
    Engines of Our Ingenuity 2100: Mpemba Effect
    4:02
  35. 43.
    Engines of Our Ingenuity 2097: Constantine the African
    4:01
  36. 44.
    Engines of Our Ingenuity 2692: Hotelling’s Law
    4:04
  37. 45.
    Engines of Our Ingenuity 2834: Wombs and Witchcraft
    4:05
  38. 46.
    Engines of Our Ingenuity 2690: What the Pharaohs Didn’t Have
    4:04
  39. 47.
    Engines of Our Ingenuity 2096: Archer Fish and Education
    4:03
  40. 48.
    Engines of Our Ingenuity 2095: Sidney Rix’s Algebra Book
    4:01
  41. 49.
    Engines of Our Ingenuity 2093: Crypta Napoletana
    4:01
  42. 50.
    Engines of Our Ingenuity 2686: Frank and Lillian Moller Gilbreth
    4:04

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