Oct. 03, 2007
60 min.
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Wired Science

The series takes the viewer into the world of meteorite hunters; viruses; NEEMO, NASA's extreme astronaut training program; rocket belts; stem cell and electric cars. Wired Science spans the globe to uncover novel developments in biomedicine, space exploration, artificial intelligence, neuroscience, robotics, and military technology.


Wired Science Season 1 (2007)

1x01 1 1x01 Technology: World War 2.0
The first-season opener of the technology-science magazine examines the Internet botnet attack that targeted Estonia in April and May of 2007. Also: heart surgery performed by a robot; ...
Oct. 03, 2007
1x02 1 1x02 Earth: Flotsam Found
Trash that has accumulated in the North Pacific Gyre; using water, wind and technology to fight fires; the impact of global warming on plant growth; new technology for detecting li ...
Oct. 10, 2007
1x03 1 1x03 Physics & Chemistry: Ball Busters
The mechanical engineers who ensure that Major League baseballs have the requisite hardness and bounce; redesigning wheelchairs; cloned animal meat and milk; Hawaii Institute of Geophysics ...
Oct. 17, 2007
1x04 1 1x04 Health: Body Builders
Dr. Anthony Atala (Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine) discusses growing organs in laboratories. Also: underground neutrino labs; searching for outer-space rocks in Kansas ...
Oct. 24, 2007
1x05 1 1x05 Health: Blood Simple
Analog vs. digital sound; the tongue as a surrogate eye; the X PRIZE Foundation's competitions, which offer $10 million prizes to people who can solve major challenges; the solar power ...
Oct. 31, 2007
1x06 1 1x06 Health: Bio Banking
The peak-water crisis faced by Southwestern desert communities; analog vs. digital sound; using a disposable camera for high-speed photography; the X PRIZE Foundation's competitions, ...
Nov. 07, 2007
1x07 1 1x07 Space & Flight: Satellite Shopping
Sensors that may prevent bridge collapses; restless leg syndrome; TouchTable CEO Rocky Roccanova on the TouchTable's interactive interface; satellite signals; building a UFO hovercraft; ...
Nov. 14, 2007
1x08 1 1x08 Technology: Geek Dad: Japanese Robots
Competitive robot building; Linda Avey and Anne Wojcicki, cofounders of 23andMe, on their goal of providing people information about their genomes; using electricity to fight the symptoms ...
Nov. 21, 2007
1x09 1 1x09 Space & Flight: Space Junkyard
Building spaceships by reverse-engineering 40-year-old technology; Carnegie Mellon computer scientist Louis von Ahn on digitizing books; a device that helps blind patients “see” ...
Dec. 19, 2007
1x10 1 1x10 Earth: Icy Depths
Searching for new life forms in the Arctic Ocean; creating smokeless gunpowder from cotton balls; the Wired LivingHome, an ecofriendly, technologically advanced home in L.A.; West Virginia's ...
Dec. 26, 2007
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