A gripping tale of medical intervention gone awry, and one of the most barbaric mistakes of modern medicine.
During World War II, more than a thousand women signed up to fly with the U.S. military as WASPS.
The U.S. and the Soviet Union race to build the hydrogen bomb during the Cold War, thus beginning the nuclear arms race.
The international race to develop biological weapons during the 20th century.
The effort of pioneering researchers to conceive babies through in vitro fertilization.
Brothers Wilbur and Orville Wright built a flying machine that made its first flight in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina in 1903.
When two passenger ships collide off Nantucket in 1909, 1,500 people rely on 26-year-old Jack Binns to operate a new technology - wireless telegraphy - to save them all.
The grave truth behind modern forensics was discovered in 1920s New York.