How We Got To Now With Steven Johnson

How We Got To Now With Steven Johnson

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Product Details

Release Date: 10/28/2014
UPC: 0841887021425
Source: Pbs (Direct)
Region Code: 1
Presentation: [Wide Screen]
Time: 6:00:00
Sales rank: 39,263

Special Features

Includes bonus interview with host Steven Johnson

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- How We Got to Now with Steven Johnson
1. Introduction [2:15]
2. San Francisco Sewers [4:14]
3. Chicago and Chesbrough's First Sewers [6:59]
4. Storm Sewers, Thornton Quarry [6:27]
5. John Snow and the Ghost Map [9:32]
6. Waterpark, Chlorine, John Leal [13:16]
7. Clorox and Clean Revolution [11:36]
8. Credits [:45]
1. Introduction
2. Submarine
3. Galileo and the Pendulum Clock
4. Dennison - Making Clocks Affordable
5. William Allen - Time Zones
6. Atomic Time
7. Credits
1. Introduction [2:31]
2. Origins of Glass [10:10]
3. Lenses - Literature, Science, and Sharing Images [16:06]
4. Mirrors - From Renaissance Art to Space Exploration [11:47]
5. Fiber Glass and the Global Village [13:47]
6. Credits [:45]
Disc #2 -- How We Got to Now with Steven Johnson
1. Introduction [2:31]
2. Whaling and Artificial Light [12:13]
3. Jacob Riis and Flash Light Powder [9:24]
4. Edison and the Light Bulb [11:52]
5. George Claude and Neon [8:57]
6. Lasers: From Science Fiction to Reality [9:23]
7. Credits [:45]
1. Introduction
2. Ice Hotel
3. Frederic Tudor and the Ice House Diaries
4. John Gorrie and Artificial Cold
5. Birdseye and Frozen Food
6. Frederick Jones
7. Carrier and Air Conditioning
8. Credits
1. Introduction [2:16]
2. Capturing Sound and Playing It Back [13:18]
3. Transmitting Sound to Millions [12:52]
4. Containing Sound [6:27]
5. Making Sound Private [8:56]
6. Seeing Through Sound [10:31]
7. Credits [:45]

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How We Got To Now With Steven Johnson 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
RJJ2 More than 1 year ago
This was a fascinating series--really user friendly and fun (while being educational!) I am getting it for my dad as a Christmas gift!