Feature Programs

The Genius of Invention

Wednesdays at 9pm ET/PT

Examining the inventions that led to the electrical, the transport and the communication revolutions that shaped the modern world.

Ep 1: POWER: Revealing the fascinating story of how Britain harnessed power through technology.

Ep 2: SPEED: How the steam locomotive, the internal combustion engine and the jet engine were invented.

Ep 3. COMMUNICATION: The genesis of the machines that allow us to talk to one another across the globe.

Ep 4: VISUAL IMAGE: The story of the inventors who discovered how to reproduce still and moving images.