Milestones in Science & Engineering Full Episode Guide
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Episode 88 - Otto von Guericke and Air Pressure
Otto von Guericke developed the barometer, an instrument for measuring air pressure, and used it for weather forecasts. The experiments carried out by von Guericke were based on his ability to produce for the first time a sphere without air ? a vacuum.
Episode 85 - Johannes Gutenberg and Book Printing
Gutenberg took a text and dissected it into its components: into letters, punctuation marks and frequently recurring combinations of letters, so-called ligatures. These were combined as single characters into words, lines and pages.
Episode 82 - Tim Berners Lee and the WWW
Episode 81 - Adam Ries and Arithmetic
Until the beginning of the modern age around 1500 many people were unable to do even elementary sums. The man who was to change all this, by making the art of arithmetic understandable to the common people, was Adam Ries.
Episode 80 - The Montgolfier Brothers and the Hot ...
Episode 79 - Igor Sikorsky and the Helicopter
Episode 78 - Michael Faraday
Episode 77 - James Prescott Joule and William Thom...
Episode 76 - Edwin Powell Hubble
Episode 62 - The Steel Skeleton: John J. Raskob
Episode 61 - London Underground: Marc Brunel and T...
Episode 60 - Rays of Light in Architecture: Master...
Episode 51 - Wilhelm Ostwald
Episode 48 - Emil Fischer and Proteins
Episode 47 - Linus Pauling
Episode 38 - Paul Ehrlich, Elie Metchnikoff
Episode 37 - Karl Landsteiner and the AB0 Blood Gr...
Episode 0 - Louis Pasteur, Robert Koch and Bacter...
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