Posted on · Episode: 1336 In which Diesel engines violate their own metaphor. Today, a new breed of Diesel engines fights an old metaphor.
Posted on · Episode: 2576 Are screw caps good for wine? Today, a turn of the screw.
Posted on · Episode: 1335 Santos-Dumas, Zeppelin, and the great airships. Today, we ride airships.
Posted on · Episode: 2575 The illustrious history of Prime Numbers. Today, some numbers for the ages.
Posted on · Episode: 1334 Watching Europe go from the Stone Age to the Iron Age. Today, a story of wood, copper and iron.
Posted on · Episode: 1333 Energy is pure delight, the conservation of energy. Today, we chase a will-o-the-wisp.
Posted on · Episode: 3119 Math As A Humble Servant To Science. Today, strange bedfellows.
Posted on · Episode: 1332 Moment of inertia, secrecy, and satellite stability. Today, government secrecy sabotages an early satellite.
Posted on · Episode: 2572 Melville and Anna Bissell and the Carpet Sweeper. Today, a husband and wife engineer success.
Posted on · Episode:1331 The Mississipi and Mark Twain’s time warp. Today, a River in 1883.
Posted on · Episode: Electric lights in the 80 years before Edison. Today, we go looking for the first electric lights.
Posted on · Episode: 3118 Of Wombats and Armadillos: Using Animals to Teach Probability. Today, why did the wombat cross the road?
Posted on · Episode: 1329 16th Century scientist, Christiaan Huygens, looks for alien life. Today, an old inquiry into life on other planets.
Posted on · Episode: 2570 Celebrating Human Ingenuity. Today, a story in two parts.
Posted on · Episode: 1328 The medieval character of the wild West. Today, the wild West holds up a mirror to medieval life.