The remarkable story of how a railroad was built connecting California to the East.
A brilliant scientist, Oppenheimer was tasked with the development of the atomic bomb during World War II.
A uniquely impressionistic history of the early years of the Space Race.
The grave truth behind modern forensics was discovered in 1920s New York.
The effort of pioneering researchers to conceive babies through in vitro fertilization.
The U.S. and the Soviet Union race to build the hydrogen bomb during the Cold War, thus beginning the nuclear arms race.
Robert Noyce's invention of the microchip launched the world into the Information Age.
Major Walter Reed's discovery in 1900 that mosquitoes spread yellow fever halted an outbreak and led to the disease's eventual eradication.