Engines of Our IngenuityAuthor: Houston Public Media
18 Feb 2019

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 1639: Flying to the Edge of Air

    Episode: 1639 Helios, NASA's high-flying almost-satellite.  Today, let us ride Helios' golden chariot.


  • Posted on 18 Feb 2019

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    Engines of Our Ingenuity 1638: Floating Airports

    Episode: 1638 Floating airports: How to fly the ocean in 1930.  Today, let us hop across the ocean.


  • Posted on 15 Feb 2019

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    Engines of Our Ingenuity 2863: Bits, Nibbles, and Bytes

    Episode: 2863 Bits, Nibbles, and Bytes.  Today, bits, nibbles, and bytes.


  • Posted on 14 Feb 2019

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    Engines of Our Ingenuity 1637: Natural Magic

    Episode: 1637 In which science and magic struggle to become separate pursuits.  Today, let's practice Natural Magic. 


  • Posted on 13 Feb 2019

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    Engines of Our Ingenuity 2860: The Cascade Tunnel

    Episode: 2860 Navigating the Cascade Tunnel.  Today, the tale of a tunnel. 


  • Posted on 12 Feb 2019

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