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.
Engines of Our Ingenuity 2112: Röntgen in 1896
Episode: 2112 In which Röntgen struggles to put fact before fame -- not so easy to do.
Engines of Our Ingenuity 2113: Moral Equivalent of War
Episode: 2113 William James seeks to replace war with its moral equivalent. Today, we try to replace war.
Engines of Our Ingenuity 2111: Rogue Waves
Episode: 2111 Rogue Waves, In which sea legends become real. Today, a tall tale turns into dangerous reality.
Engines of Our Ingenuity 2712: Yutaka Taniyama and the Taniyama Shimura Conjecture
Epispode: 2712 Yutaka Taniyama and the Taniyama-Shimura Conjecture. Today, a tragic ending.
Engines of Our Ingenuity 2577: The Frankfurter Küche
Episode: 2577 Margarete Schütte-Lihotzky's "Frankfurter Küche" — The Birth of the Modern Kitchen. Today, UH architecture professor, Dietmar Froehlich tells us about Margarete Schütte-Lihotzky and her kitchen.
Engines of Our Ingenuity 2782: Group Decision Making
Episode: 2782 Decision Making in Animal and Human Groups. Today, let's talk about how groups make decisions.
This cannot end
I have been listening to this for 3 years and I cannot get enough. I listen to it in the car with my kids, although they are very young they are hearing about the wonders of engineeringand how inventive minds work
My First Exposure to Science
I remember listening to this show everyday on my way to elementary school. Thank you, John Lienhart for the great memories.
Each episode is packed with knowledge, like an espresso bean.
Great starting point for exploring new subjects.