“Technology, like art, is a soaring exercise of the human imagination.”
Technology is taking us to some remarkable places!
Explore the innovators and innovations that are moving us forward!
8 minute lesson
The BrainPort V100 is making it possible for people without sight to navigate the world better…by using their tongues.
5 minute lesson
The natural world is filled with the beauty of geometry. Meet some scientists using chemistry to create crystal nanoflowers that push the limits of nature and explore new frontiers of science.
Meet the HORSE, a powerful machine combining technology and bacteria to help us better manage our food waste while generating energy!
3 minute lesson
You may not have heard of sisal, but this plant has the power to change lives! Meet the man who has figured out how.
4 minute lesson
Foldscope, a paper microscope, takes about one dollar to create, but it’s changing education and medicine around the world.
9 minute lesson
This is what happens when you give a master graffiti artist an entire building.
Did you know video games could potentially be used as medicine? Researchers are finding ways to use gaming to help treat things like ADHD, autism, and depression!
11 minute lesson
How are robots changing our lives? How long have we been making robots? Should we even be afraid of them?
Ada Lovelace is widely considered to be the world’s first computer programmer. Check out her remarkable story!
6 minute lesson
The possibilities are endless with today’s technology.
17 minute lesson
Welcome to Biosphere 2, the closest thing to Earth… on Earth?
Take a look at this marvelous integration of arts and technology!
10 minute lesson
Robots are all around us! But how are they going to affect our future?
Failure can bring us more success than we normally assume. Check out a few of the scientific accidents that have changed what we know about the world!
Have you ever seen a wildlife film? Here’s how they’re able to get those amazing shots.
Tim Doucette has learned to use his unique eyesight to help him see deep into the night sky. Here is his story.
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