Engines of Our Ingenuity 1862: Fine Press Incunabula

Episode: 1862 The most beautiful book. But handsome is as handsome does.  Today, the most beautiful book -- but so what?

Science
Published: April 24, 2020, 5:01 a.m.

Engines of Our Ingenuity 3042: System Dynamics

Episode: 3042 System Dynamics.  Today, the sum of the parts.

Science
Published: April 23, 2020, 5:01 a.m.

Engines of Our Ingenuity 2951: Going to Sea

Episode: 2951 Scurvy, Vitamin C, and the Origins of the Modern Clinical Trial.  Today, we go to sea.

Science
Published: April 22, 2020, 5:01 a.m.

Engines of Our Ingenuity 3041: Consciousness

Episode: 3041 Consciousness and Strong Artificial Intelligence.  Today, are you conscious?

Science
Published: April 21, 2020, 5:01 a.m.

Engines of Our Ingenuity 1860: Mass, Length, and Time

Episode: 1860 Trying to shed the albatross of pounds and inches.  Today, the albatross of pounds and inches.

Science
Published: April 20, 2020, 5:01 a.m.

Engines of Our Ingenuity 1863: Alexis Carrel

Episode: 1863 Alexis Carrel, the murky pioneer of organ transplants.  Today, a president killed, and a Nobel Prize given.

Science
Published: April 19, 2020, 5:01 a.m.

Engines of Our Ingenuity 1858: Johann Josef Loschmidt

Episode: 1858 Josef Loschmidt, invisible cornerstone of 19th-C science.  Today, Jimmy Doolittle's first airplane.

Science
Published: April 17, 2020, 5:01 a.m.

Engines of Our Ingenuity 3039: Computer Animation

Episode: 3039 Computer Animation.  Today, taking it down a dimension.

Science
Published: April 16, 2020, 5:01 a.m.

Engines of Our Ingenuity 2143: Emma Lazarus

Episode: 2143 In which Emma Lazarus reinvents the Statue of Liberty.  Today, UH scholar Dorothy Baker tells us about Emma Lazarus.

Science
Published: April 15, 2020, 5:01 a.m.

Engines of Our Ingenuity 3233: Toad Story

Episode: 3233 What the Toad Thought.  Today, an existential moment.

Science
Published: April 14, 2020, 5:01 a.m.

Engines of Our Ingenuity 1857: Anne Morrow Lindbergh, and Quiet

Episode: 1857 Anne Morrow Lindbergh, gliding, and the quest for quiet.  Today, a glider pilot seeks quiet.

Science
Published: April 13, 2020, 5:01 a.m.

Engines of Our Ingenuity 1854: Rocking Boats

Episode: 1854 Why boats rock -- or capsize, depending on the metacenter.  Today, we watch boats rocking.

Science
Published: April 12, 2020, 5:01 a.m.

Engines of Our Ingenuity 1852: Doolittle’s First Airplane

Episode: 1852 Popular Mechanics and Jimmy Doolittle's first airplane.  Today, Jimmy Doolittle's first airplane.

Science
Published: April 10, 2020, 5:01 a.m.

Engines of Our Ingenuity 3038: The Video Game Crash of 1983

Episode: 3038 The Video Game Crash of 1983.  Today, a video game.

Science
Published: April 9, 2020, 5:01 a.m.

Engines of Our Ingenuity 2075: Rudolph Ackerman

Episode: 2075 Rudolph Ackerman and his amazing chronicles of 19th-century art and technology.  Today, architectural historian Margaret Culbertson tells us about a great chronicler of technology and art.

Science
Published: April 8, 2020, 5:01 a.m.

Engines of Our Ingenuity 3035: Light Emitting Diodes

Episode: 3035 Light Emitting Diodes.  Today, we get the LED out.

Science
Published: April 7, 2020, 5:01 a.m.

Engines of Our Ingenuity 1849: Music and News

Episode: 1849 Music and news: Our radios in our lives.  Today, music and news.

Science
Published: April 6, 2020, 5:01 a.m.

Engines of Our Ingenuity 1853: The Beat Generation

Episode: 1853 The Beat Generation, revolution's precursor.  Today, the Beat Generation.

Science
Published: April 5, 2020, 5:01 a.m.

Engines of Our Ingenuity 1846: Tallest, Longest

Episode: 1846 Tallest and longest, bridges and skyscrapers, human energy and human hubris.  Today, the tallest and the longest.

Science
Published: April 3, 2020, 5:01 a.m.

Engines of Our Ingenuity 3032: Lamaze

Episode: 3032 How Lamaze Found Its Way to the US.  Today, from Russia with love.

Science
Published: April 2, 2020, 5:01 a.m.

Engines of Our Ingenuity 2204: Rocks, Air, and Memory

Episode: 2204 Earthquakes and Volcanoes remember, while hurricanes forget.  Today, our guest, geologist Peter Copeland tells us about rocks, air and memory.

Science
Published: April 1, 2020, 5:01 a.m.

Engines of Our Ingenuity 3232: Exploration by Presence and Proxy

Episode: 3232 Man vs. Machine in the Exploration of Space.  Today, exploring by presence and proxy.

Science
Published: March 31, 2020, 5:01 a.m.

Engines of Our Ingenuity 1847: Who Are We?

Episode: 1847 Who are we? We are, at least, a collection of cells.  Today, who are we?

Science
Published: March 29, 2020, 5:01 a.m.

Engines of Our Ingenuity 1844: Horizontal Society

Episode: 1844 The Horizontal Society -- revealed in an acrostic.  Today, the horizontal society.

Science
Published: March 27, 2020, 5:01 a.m.

Engines of Our Ingenuity 3031: Mary Beale

Episode: 3031 Mary Beale As Told By Ellen Clayton.  Today, a ray of light.

Science
Published: March 26, 2020, 5:01 a.m.

Engines of Our Ingenuity 1702: Tricks of Memory

Episode: 1702 Memory and meaning: How actors remember all those lines.  Today, our guest, Seattle actor Megan Cole, talks about memory and meaning.

Science
Published: March 25, 2020, 5:01 a.m.

Engines of Our Ingenuity 3231: Sputnik Educates America

Episode: 3231 Sputnik and the New American Education.  Today, a satellite shocks American education.

Science
Published: March 24, 2020, 5:01 a.m.

Engines of Our Ingenuity 1843: Multivalued Universes

Episode: 1843 So many possible universes consistent with what we see!  Today, single — or multi — valued universes.

Science
Published: March 23, 2020, 5:01 a.m.

Engines of Our Ingenuity 1842: First Man in Space

Episode: 1842 Who was first in space? It depends on what you call space.  Today, the first man in space.

Science
Published: March 22, 2020, 5:01 a.m.

Engines of Our Ingenuity 1840: Questions and Ignorance

Episode: 1840 In praise of asking ignorance-based questions.  Today, a new take on ignorance.

Science
Published: March 20, 2020, 5:01 a.m.

Engines of Our Ingenuity 3030: Pi Music

Episode: 3030 Pi Music and Human Creativity.  Today, music to the ears.

Science
Published: March 19, 2020, 5:01 a.m.

Engines of Our Ingenuity 2367: Georgie Clark

Episode: 2367 Georgie Clark and the invention of white-water rafting.  Today, let's go whitewater rafting.

Science
Published: March 18, 2020, 5:01 a.m.

Engines of Our Ingenuity 3230: From Close-Up to Selfie

Episode: 3230 How close-ups offer social and psychological benefits that selfies do not.  Today, psychology of the close-up.

Science
Published: March 17, 2020, 5:01 a.m.

Engines of Our Ingenuity 1839: William Henry Fox Talbot

Episode: 1839 Accentuate the negative: William Henry Fox Talbot.  Today, let us accentuate the negative.

Science
Published: March 16, 2020, 5:01 a.m.

Engines of Our Ingenuity 1841: Music, Music, Music!

Episode: 1841 "All I want is Loving you and Music,Music, Music!"  Today, music, music, music!

Science
Published: March 15, 2020, 5:01 a.m.

Engines of Our Ingenuity 1838: Riding the Wave

Episode: 1838 The speed of waves: light and sound -- oceans and galactic gas.  Today, let us ride the waves.

Science
Published: March 13, 2020, 5:01 a.m.

Engines of Our Ingenuity 3028: Robert Grosseteste’s Big Bang

Episode: 3028 Grosseteste's Big Bang.  Today, a medieval big bang.

Science
Published: March 12, 2020, 5:01 a.m.

Engines of Our Ingenuity 2977: Thomas Jefferson and The Maison Carree

Episode: 2977 Thomas Jefferson, the Maison Carree and the Virginia State Capitol.  Today, Thomas Jefferson in love.

Science
Published: March 11, 2020, 5:01 a.m.

Engines of Our Ingenuity 3229: The Mathematics of HIV Infections

Episode: 3229 The Mathematics of HIV Infections.  Today, we talk about the mathematics of HIV infections and treatment.

Science
Published: March 10, 2020, 5:01 a.m.

Engines of Our Ingenuity 1836: Pulp Fiction Art

Episode: 1836 Pulp Fiction Cover Art: In which the picture precedes and follows the story.  Today, can we tell a book by its cover?

Science
Published: March 9, 2020, 5:01 a.m.

Engines of Our Ingenuity 1837: Distances in Space

Episode: 1837 Distances in space: the meaning of inconceivable.  Today, how far is the moon?

Science
Published: March 8, 2020, 6:01 a.m.

Engines of Our Ingenuity 1835: Revisiting Stirrups

Episode: 1835 Lynn White, Thomas Kuhn, Charles Darwin: Beginnings of great ideas.  Today, stirrups revisited.

Science
Published: March 6, 2020, 6:01 a.m.

Engines of Our Ingenuity 3027: Lees Ferry

Episode: 3027 Crossing the Colorado River.  Today, a country divided.

Science
Published: March 5, 2020, 6:01 a.m.

Engines of Our Ingenuity 2808: The Encapsulation Story

Episode: 2808 Plastic encapsulation of microchips, protection from environment and loads.  Today, the encapsulation story.

Science
Published: March 4, 2020, 6:01 a.m.

Engines of Our Ingenuity 3228: Computer Safety

Episode: 3228 Designing safe computer controls.  Today, flying by computer.

Science
Published: March 3, 2020, 6:01 a.m.

Engines of Our Ingenuity 1834: A Billion Heartbeats

Episode: 1834 In which all the beasts are allotted one billion heartbeats.  Today, a billion heartbeats.

Science
Published: March 2, 2020, 6:01 a.m.

Engines of Our Ingenuity 1830: Saturday Magazine

Episode: 1830 Reading the 1836 Saturday Magazine.  Today, an old magazine.

Science
Published: March 1, 2020, 6:01 a.m.

Engines of Our Ingenuity 1829: Multiple Authors

Episode: 1829 Multiple authors, multiple problems: Whose work is this?  Today, whose work is this?

Science
Published: Feb. 28, 2020, 6:01 a.m.

Engines of Our Ingenuity 3026: Grand Coulee Dam

Episode: 3026 The Grand Coulee Dam.  Today, inspired by nature.

Science
Published: Feb. 27, 2020, 6:01 a.m.

Engines of Our Ingenuity 3227: Gyros in the Energy Industry

Episode: 3227 Gyros in the Energy Industry.  Today, let's talk about gyroscopes in the energy industry.

Science
Published: Feb. 26, 2020, 6:01 a.m.

Engines of Our Ingenuity 3226: Spin Doctors

Episode: 3226 A Novel Use of a Flight Training Centrifuge for Medical Intervention.  Today, Spin Doctors.

Science
Published: Feb. 25, 2020, 6:01 a.m.

Engines of Our Ingenuity 1827: Florman and Smith College

Episode: 1827 Samuel Florman, Smith College, and engineering -- in the late 1970s.  Today, Samuel Florman at Smith College.

Science
Published: Feb. 24, 2020, 6:01 a.m.

Engines of Our Ingenuity 1826: Eccentric Circular Turning

Episode: 1826 Of steel and art: Eccentric circular turning.  Today, eccentric circular turning.

Science
Published: Feb. 23, 2020, 6:01 a.m.

Engines of Our Ingenuity 1825: Grandpa’s Automobile

Episode: 1825 In which Grandpa learns not to play chicken with his Model T.  Today, grandpa's first automobile.

Science
Published: Feb. 21, 2020, 6:01 a.m.

Engines of Our Ingenuity 3025: Walden

Episode: 3025 Thoreau's Walden.  Today, a book report.

Science
Published: Feb. 20, 2020, 6:01 a.m.

Engines of Our Ingenuity 2985: Relative Accuracy

Episode: 2985 Relative Accuracy.  Today, we’ll question the virtue of accuracy.

Science
Published: Feb. 19, 2020, 6:01 a.m.

Engines of Our Ingenuity 3225: Abe Lincoln, Inventor

Episode: 3225 Abraham Lincoln invents a boat which can free itself from sandbars.  Today, Abe Lincoln, inventor.

Science
Published: Feb. 18, 2020, 6:01 a.m.

Engines of Our Ingenuity 1823: Zero

Episode: 1823 Inventing zero.  Today, we seek nothing.

Science
Published: Feb. 17, 2020, 6:01 a.m.

Engines of Our Ingenuity 1824: Texas Cognac

Episode: 1824 Cognac grapes growing from Texas rootstocks.  Today, we grow grapes.

Science
Published: Feb. 16, 2020, 6:01 a.m.

Engines of Our Ingenuity 1822: Michael W. O’Neill

Episode: 1822 Michael W. O'Neill, and the world below the surface.  Today, we go below the surface.

Science
Published: Feb. 14, 2020, 6:01 a.m.

Engines of Our Ingenuity 3024: Thomas Young, Polymath

Episode: 3024 Thomas Young, Polymath.  Today, a most interesting man.

Science
Published: Feb. 13, 2020, 6:01 a.m.

Engines of Our Ingenuity 2002: Patent History

Episode: 2002 The almost-first patent: from stained glass to genetically modified mice.  Today, guest historian Cathy Patterson with a story about patents.

Science
Published: Feb. 12, 2020, 6:01 a.m.

Engines of Our Ingenuity 3021: Was Einstein’s Work His Own

Episode: 3021 Einstein's Authenticity.  Today, was Einstein’s work his own?

Science
Published: Feb. 11, 2020, 6:01 a.m.

Engines of Our Ingenuity 1821: Thinking About 1892

Episode: 1821 Trying to see 1892, or ancient Rome, in our mind's eye.  Today, we visit 1892.

Science
Published: Feb. 10, 2020, 6:01 a.m.

Engines of Our Ingenuity 1819: Four Women on Hempstead Plains

Episode: 1819 In which four women gravitate skyward on Hempstead Plains, L.I.  Today, four women gravitate skyward.

Science
Published: Feb. 9, 2020, 6:01 a.m.

Engines of Our Ingenuity 1815: Super Guppy

Episode: 1815 Super Guppy: A most implausible and useful airplane.  Today, an implausible airplane.

Science
Published: Feb. 7, 2020, 6:01 a.m.

Engines of Our Ingenuity 3020: Error Detection

Episode: 3020 Credit Card Error Detection.  Today, the math behind credit cards.

Science
Published: Feb. 6, 2020, 6:01 a.m.

Engines of Our Ingenuity 2770: Building the Mustang

Episode: 2770 Developing the P-51 Mustang fighter. Today, our guest, NASA engineer Fitz Walker, remembers the P-51 Mustang.

Science
Published: Feb. 5, 2020, 6:01 a.m.

Engines of Our Ingenuity 3017: Mechanical Philosophy

Episode: 3017 Mechanical Philosophy.  Today, we lay numbers out on a dial.

Science
Published: Feb. 4, 2020, 6:01 a.m.

Engines of Our Ingenuity 1817: Scaling Numbers

Episode: 1817 Scientific literacy and the confusion of units.  Today, we lay numbers out on a dial.

Science
Published: Feb. 2, 2020, 6:01 a.m.

Engines of Our Ingenuity 1812: Inventing Boyhood

Episode: 1812 Reinventing boyhood in the late nineteenth century.  Today, we invent boys.

Science
Published: Jan. 31, 2020, 6:01 a.m.

Engines of Our Ingenuity 3015: Hooke and Newton

Episode: 3015 Hooke and Newton Collide.  Today, the pudding’s in the proof.

Science
Published: Jan. 30, 2020, 6:01 a.m.

Engines of Our Ingenuity 1813: Raymonde de Laroche

Episode: 1813 Raymonde de Laroche, a brief bright flame.  Today, the first woman pilot.

Science
Published: Jan. 29, 2020, 5 p.m.

Engines of Our Ingenuity 2544: Face Recognition

Episode: 2544 How humans and computers recognize faces.  Today, UH math professor Krešo Josić recognizes your face.

Science
Published: Jan. 29, 2020, 6:01 a.m.

Engines of Our Ingenuity 3224: Disney’s Master of Illusion Fred Joerger

Episode: 3224 Fake rocks, forced perspective, and other forms of illusion in the private home of Disney Imagineer Fred Joerger.  Today, facades, both physical and personal.

Science
Published: Jan. 28, 2020, 6:01 a.m.

Engines of Our Ingenuity 1810: The Calculus

Episode: 1810 Learning calculus -- or maybe we knew it already.  Today, let's do calculus.

Science
Published: Jan. 27, 2020, 6:01 a.m.

Engines of Our Ingenuity 1814: Cultural Climate & Invention

Episode: 1814 Cultural climate, invention, and labor-saving achieved through labor.  Today, an unexpected cause for invention.

Science
Published: Jan. 26, 2020, 6:01 a.m.

Engines of Our Ingenuity 3223: Reading and Listening

Episode: 3223 The problem of writing for people to read and for people to hear.  Today, we read and we listen.

Science
Published: Jan. 24, 2020, 6:01 a.m.

Engines of Our Ingenuity 3013: Alfred Kahn and Deregulation

Episode: 3013 Alfred Kahn and Deregulation.  Today, the wrath of Kahn.

Science
Published: Jan. 23, 2020, 6:01 a.m.

Engines of Our Ingenuity 2638: Artificial Gravity

Episode: 2638 Artificial Gravity for Human Spaceflight; What is Gained, What is Lost.  Today, astronaut Michael Barratt discusses the pros and cons of artificial gravity.

Science
Published: Jan. 22, 2020, 6:01 a.m.

Engines of Our Ingenuity 3012: Newton, God, and Gravity

Episode: 3012 Newton, God, and Gravity.  Today, we get pulled in.

Science
Published: Jan. 21, 2020, 6:01 a.m.

Engines of Our Ingenuity 3222: The “Color” Black

Episode: 3222 Black, the colorless and highly desirable color.  Today, black is the "color."

Science
Published: Jan. 20, 2020, 6:01 a.m.

Engines of Our Ingenuity 1811: Catacombs

Episode: 1811 Catacombs - as seen through nineteenth-century eyes.  Today, catacombs.

Science
Published: Jan. 19, 2020, 6:01 a.m.

Engines of Our Ingenuity 1809: Fonthill

Episode: 1809 Fonthill Mansion/Castle: architecture or a passing dream?  Today, very personal architecture.

Science
Published: Jan. 17, 2020, 6:01 a.m.

Engines of Our Ingenuity 3010: Efficient Auto Racing

Episode: 3010 Efficient Auto Racing.  Today, pushing the limits.

Science
Published: Jan. 16, 2020, 6:01 a.m.

Engines of Our Ingenuity 2806: Thor and Engineering

Episode: 2806 Thor, the god of thunder, engineering behind comic book, college courses that deal with fracture.  Today, our guest Haleh Ardebili talks about Thor and Engineering.

Science
Published: Jan. 15, 2020, 6:01 a.m.

Engines of Our Ingenuity 3221: Hamann-Todd Osteological Collection

Episode: 3221 The Hamann-Todd Osteological Collection and its contributions to medicine.  Today, a bone collection.

Science
Published: Jan. 14, 2020, 6:01 a.m.

Engines of Our Ingenuity 1807: Rocketry: The Last Blast

Episode: 1807 The last blast of the wild rocket boy.  Today, a parable about childhood's end.

Science
Published: Jan. 13, 2020, 6:01 a.m.

Engines of Our Ingenuity 1808: First Time Up!

Episode: 1808 First Time Up!: In which Ford celebrates his new Trimotor and we fly for the first time.  Today, our first airplane ride.

Science
Published: Jan. 12, 2020, 6:01 a.m.

Engines of Our Ingenuity 3220: Leaderless

Episode: 3220 Self-organization as a replacement for leadership.  Today, we function without a leader.

Science
Published: Jan. 10, 2020, 6:01 a.m.

Engines of Our Ingenuity 3009: Foley

Episode: 3009 Foley: Sound Thinking.  Today, sound thinking.

Science
Published: Jan. 9, 2020, 6:01 a.m.

Engines of Our Ingenuity 2364: The Longest Year in History

Episode: 2364 46 BC: In which Julius Caesar creates the longest year.  Today, UH scholar Richard Armstrong tells us about the longest year in history.

Science
Published: Jan. 8, 2020, 6:01 a.m.

Engines of Our Ingenuity 2566: Champagne

Episode: 2566 Taking Champagne to the Masses.  Today, we pop the cork.

Science
Published: Jan. 7, 2020, 6:01 a.m.

Engines of Our Ingenuity 1805: The Milk of Human Kindness

Episode: 1805 The milk of human kindness in cities around the world.  Today, the milk of human kindness.

Science
Published: Jan. 6, 2020, 6:01 a.m.

Engines of Our Ingenuity 1804: New York Harbor – 1852

Episode: 1804 Timewarp in an 1852 painting of New York Harbor.  Today, an artist catches history in flight.

Science
Published: Jan. 5, 2020, 6:01 a.m.

Engines of Our Ingenuity 1802: Freelan and Francis Stanley

Episode: 1802 Freelan and Francis Stanley, and their steamer.  Today, the Stanleys and their Steamer.

Science
Published: Jan. 3, 2020, 6:01 a.m.

Engines of Our Ingenuity 3219: Gravitational Transport

Episode: 3219 Gravity-Powered Intracity Transport.  Today, a wild ride.

Science
Published: Jan. 2, 2020, 6:01 a.m.

Engines of Our Ingenuity 2669: Christmas Greenery

Episode: 2669 Plants and greens associated with the Christmas Season.  Today, Christmas greenery.

Science
Published: Jan. 1, 2020, 6:01 a.m.

Engines of Our Ingenuity 2039: Quiet on the Western Front

Episode: 2039 In which we experience quiet on the Western Front.  Today, it's quiet on the Western Front.

Science
Published: Dec. 31, 2019, 6:01 a.m.

Engines of Our Ingenuity 1803: Fire Escapes

Episode: 1803 The fire escape: an icon that hardly still exists.  Today, fire escapes.

Science
Published: Dec. 29, 2019, 6:01 a.m.

Engines of Our Ingenuity 1800: All-Embracing Sciences

Episode: 1800 A concern about sciences that encompass everything.  Today, a single science for all things?

Science
Published: Dec. 27, 2019, 6:01 a.m.

Engines of Our Ingenuity 3008: Sealed Clamshell Packaging

Episode: 3008 Sealed Clamshell Packaging.  Today, tightly sealed.

Science
Published: Dec. 26, 2019, 6:01 a.m.

Engines of Our Ingenuity 2514: Linear Algebra and Netflix

Episode: 2514 How Netflix uses linear algebra to determine what movies you will like best.  Today, UH math professor Krešo Josić talks about math and your movie choice.

Science
Published: Dec. 25, 2019, 6:01 a.m.

Engines of Our Ingenuity 3218: Dylan’s Education

Episode: 3218 Bob Dylan's Self-Education.  Today, Dylan goes to school.

Science
Published: Dec. 24, 2019, 6:01 a.m.

Engines of Our Ingenuity 1799: Miriam F. Leslie

Episode: 1799 Miriam Leslie: like Gloria Steinem, Clare Boothe Luce, and Elizabeth Taylor all rolled into one.  Today, Miriam F. Leslie.

Science
Published: Dec. 23, 2019, 6:01 a.m.

Engines of Our Ingenuity 1801: Windmills: Fancier and Fancier

Episode: 1801 An update on windmills/wind-turbines and renewable energy.  Today, a windmill report.

Science
Published: Dec. 22, 2019, 6:01 a.m.

Engines of Our Ingenuity 3037: Carol of the Bells

Episode: 3037 Carol of the Bells.  Christmas carols, Shchedryk, Mykola Leontovych, Oleksander Koshyts, Peter Wilhousky

Science
Published: Dec. 21, 2019, 4:14 a.m.

Engines of Our Ingenuity 3217: Model Airplanes in 1937

Episode: 3217 Two 1937 booklets reveal a shift in the art of model airplane building.  Today, I look through a window into another time.

Science
Published: Dec. 20, 2019, 6:01 a.m.

Engines of Our Ingenuity 3006: Generalization

Episode: 3006 The Good and Bad of Generalization.  Today, we generalize.

Science
Published: Dec. 19, 2019, 6:01 a.m.

Engines of Our Ingenuity 2353: In C

Episode: 2353 Reflections on -- or in -- the key of C.  Today, French hornist Roger Kaza plays in C.

Science
Published: Dec. 18, 2019, 6:01 a.m.

Engines of Our Ingenuity 3216: Internment Camp Art Schools

Episode: 3216 World War II, the Los Angeles Art Students League, and Japanese American internment.  Today, art and survival.

Science
Published: Dec. 17, 2019, 6:01 a.m.

Engines of Our Ingenuity 1798: Mind Reading

Episode: 1798 Mind Reading: An exclusively human ability.  Today, let us be mind readers.

Science
Published: Dec. 16, 2019, 6:01 a.m.

Engines of Our Ingenuity 1796: Blow Hot; Blow Cold

Episode: 1796 Thoughts on blowing hot and cold.  Today, let us blow hot and cold.

Science
Published: Dec. 15, 2019, 6:01 a.m.

Engines of Our Ingenuity 1795: Blanche Ames

Episode: 1795 Blanche Ames: inventor, artist, and conservative activist.  Today, meet Blanche Ames.

Science
Published: Dec. 13, 2019, 6:01 a.m.

Engines of Our Ingenuity 3005: Did Kasparov Meet a Superior Intelligence?

Episode: 3005 Was Kasparov Outmatched, or Was DeepBlue Lucky?  Today, the wrong move.

Science
Published: Dec. 12, 2019, 6:01 a.m.

Engines of Our Ingenuity 2188: Plate Tectonics

Episode: 2188 The day the earth moved: plate tectonics and the right question.  Today, our guest, geologist Peter Copeland tries to ask the right question.

Science
Published: Dec. 11, 2019, 6:01 a.m.

Engines of Our Ingenuity 3004: Higher Dimensions

Episode: 3004 Lenin, Mach, and Higher Dimensions.  Today, higher dimensions.

Science
Published: Dec. 10, 2019, 6:01 a.m.

Engines of Our Ingenuity 1793: What Was Your Name?

Episode: 1793 What was your name in the States?": Beginning anew.  Today, what was your name, back in the States?

Science
Published: Dec. 9, 2019, 6:01 a.m.

Engines of Our Ingenuity 1794: Autogiro

Episode: 1794 From Autogiro to Gyroplane: Making the Unicorn Real.  Today, a forgotten chapter in the history of flight.

Science
Published: Dec. 8, 2019, 6:01 a.m.

Engines of Our Ingenuity 1792: Foghorns and Sirens

Episode: 1792 The Siren call: not exactly lured by steam sirens and foghorns.  Today, we make noise.

Science
Published: Dec. 6, 2019, 6:01 a.m.

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