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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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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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Broad range of subjects

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The podcasters cover an amazing array of subjects, but each presented in an engaging short format.

Couldn’t Ask for a Better History of Science and Engineering Podcast

By Michael D. McAuley - Jun 26 2018
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Have been listening for years, and John Lienhard is still going strong!

iTunes Ratings

113 Ratings
Average Ratings
104
3
1
1
4

Broad range of subjects

By Dr. Eitz - May 03 2020
Read more
The podcasters cover an amazing array of subjects, but each presented in an engaging short format.

Couldn’t Ask for a Better History of Science and Engineering Podcast

By Michael D. McAuley - Jun 26 2018
Read more
Have been listening for years, and John Lienhard is still going strong!
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Engines of Our Ingenuity

Latest release on Oct 30, 2020

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Rank #1: Engines of Our Ingenuity 1946: Crocodile / Alligator

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Episode: 1946 Crocodiles and alligators: no tears, but a peculiar senstivity and intelligence.  Today, the sensitive crocodile.

Oct 30 2020

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Rank #2: Engines of Our Ingenuity 3085: Einstein and the Quantum

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Episode: 3085 Einstein's Bigger Deal.  Today Einstein’s bigger deal.

Oct 29 2020

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Rank #3: Engines of Our Ingenuity 1850: The Highest From of Humor

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Episode: 1850 In which a shaggy dog leads us to the PUNch line.  Today, our guest, the Rev. John Price, meditates upon the highest form of humor.

Oct 28 2020

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Rank #4: Engines of Our Ingenuity 3084: Leo Baekeland and Bakelite

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Episode: 3084 Leo Baekeland and Bakelite.  Today, Bakelite.

Oct 27 2020

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Rank #5: Engines of Our Ingenuity 2790: Vaccine Scares

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Episode: 2790 The Dynamics of Vaccine Scares.  Today, let’s talk about vaccine scares.

Oct 26 2020

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Rank #6: Engines of Our Ingenuity 1949: James Dwight Dana

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Episode: 1949 James Dwight Dana: a great, and nearly forgotten, American scientist.  Today, America's Charles Darwin.

Oct 25 2020

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Rank #7: Engines of Our Ingenuity 1945: Jeffries Wyman

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Episode: 1945 Jeffries Wyman: Science at its quiet best.  Today, a quiet academic.

Oct 23 2020

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Rank #8: Engines of Our Ingenuity 3083: Gail Borden

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Episode: 3083 Gail Borden and Condensed Milk.  Today, maps, newspapers, politics, and condensed milk.

Oct 22 2020

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Rank #9: Engines of Our Ingenuity 2841: Imagine the Big Bangs

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Episode: 2841 Multiple Big Bangs and Multiple Universes; The Fantastical Multi-Reality of Multiverse.  Today, we imagine the Big Bangs.

Oct 21 2020

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Rank #10: Engines of Our Ingenuity 3082: Charles Havelock Taylor

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Episode: 3082 Charles Havelock Taylor and Hydraulic Air Compression.  Today, the power of observation.

Oct 20 2020

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