Engines of Our Ingenuity

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Best Episodes of Engines of Our Ingenuity

Episode: 1996 The organ electric in a brave new world.  Today, the organ electric.
Episode: 2559 Going, Going, Gone! A look at auctions.  Today, going, going, gone!
Episode: 2816 Sir William Hamilton and the Beginnings of Volcanology.  Today, the beginnings of volcanology.
Episode: 3249 Behaving As If, a Skill for Containing Stress.  Today, a skill for challenging times.
Episode: 3248 How and why our rivers meander: mechanics vs. teleology.  Today, our rivers meander.
Episode: 1997 The one book that Johann Gutenberg printed.  Today, a new look at Gutenberg.
Episode: 1995 Sky Captain fighting evil in his P-40 -- in the year 2004.  Today, we fly P-40s.
Episode: 2556 Euclid's Elements, David Hilbert, and modern notions of mathematical abstraction.  Today, making a point.
Episode: 2658 Massively Multiplayer Math.  Today, let’s talk massively multiplayer mathematics.
Episode: 3247 Proust, Turing, and the Measure of Humanity.  Today, we go from Turing to Proust.
Episode: 1992 Harvey and Willis at Oxford during the English Civil War.  Today, Oxford after war.
Episode: 1993 Henry Augustis Rowland: of technology, science, and contradiction.  Today, technology, science, and contradiction.
Episode: 1990 Max Munk, aerodynamics, and aimful thinking.  Today, Max Munk and aimful thinking.
Episode: 2554 The Creativity of Slogans and Jingles.  Today, “think different.”
Episode: 2439 Reflections on Hurricane Ike and the effect of satellite technology on the hurricane experience.  Today, picturing monsters.
Episode: 2555 The brave new world of digitizing books for the Web.  Today, this old book.
Episode: 1989 I didn't have a choice -- or did I?  Today, I have a choice.
Episode: 1988 The Saro Princess, a fitting finish for a lost breed.  Today, we'll fly the Princess seaplane.
Episode: 1987 Looking for Animal Laughter -- and finding it.  Today, the animals laugh.
Episode: 2552 Frederick the Great, Patron of the Arts.  Today, what made Frederick great?
Episode: 3246 Helium, a Noble Gas with a Noble Purpose.  Today, Helium, a noble gas.
Episode: 1986 A reflection on Simon Newcomb and the word Galaxy.  Today, beyond the Milky Way.
Episode: 2813 Seneca the Younger and the Great Earthquake of 62 AD.  Today, an ancient earthquake.
Episode: 1984 Burt Rutan's airplanes: You may go dancing, by I'll play the tune.  Today, you may go dancing, but I'll play the tune.
Episode: 1982 Albrecht Dürer and Times Roman Letters: Art that endured.  Today, let us write in CAPITAL LETTERS.
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