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How We Got to Now

How We Got To Now with Steven Johnson is a six part documentary series that reveals the story behind the remarkable ideas that made modern life possible; the unsung heroes that brought them into the world – and the unexpected and bizarre consequences each of these innovations has triggered. Airs Wednesday, October 15 – November 12 2014 at 9/8c for the first episode and 10/9c thereafter.

How We Got to Now

S01E04 · Light

Best-selling author Steven Johnson tells the story of the people who took us out of... More

Best-selling author Steven Johnson tells the story of the people who took us out of the dark and into the light, including the invention of Edison’s light bulb and how an 18th-century shipping community discovered a source of illumination by putting a kid inside a whale’s head.

10-29-201400:54:40
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