Engines of Our IngenuityAuthor: Houston Public Media
14 Nov 2018

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 1598: Surface Tension

    Episode: 1598 Surface Tension: a tiny force, but omnipresent.  Today, we look at the edge of a water droplet.


  • Posted on 14 Nov 2018

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    Engines of Our Ingenuity 3193: Purple Men

    Episode: 3193 Purple Men: The History of the Color Purple.  Today, we see purple.


  • Posted on 13 Nov 2018

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    Engines of Our Ingenuity 1597: Ottoman Telegraph

    Episode: 1597 The Ottoman Empire telegraph, linking Europe and Asia.  Today, the telegraph connects Europe and Asia.   


  • Posted on 12 Nov 2018

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    Engines of Our Ingenuity 1596: The First Automobile?

    Episode: 1596 Looking for the "first" automobile.  Today, let's try to find the first automobile. 


  • Posted on 09 Nov 2018

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    Engines of Our Ingenuity 3192: Self Reflection

    Episode: 3192 Behind the Scenes at The Engines of Our Ingenuity.  Today, inside the Engines of Our Ingenuity.


  • Posted on 08 Nov 2018

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