The historic journey of Apollo 8 captivated the world in 1968 -- a bright spot in a year marked by political assassinations, race riots, and the Vietnam War.
A Utah farm boy builds a prototype for a television, but is thwarted by movie studio executives wanting to control the technology.
While the U.N. debated strategies for control of atomic energy, the U.S. Navy was preparing for nuclear tests on Bikini Island.
Robert Noyce's invention of the microchip launched the world into the Information Age.
A gripping tale of medical intervention gone awry, and one of the most barbaric mistakes of modern medicine.
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.
Equipment failure, human error and bad luck led to the country's worst nuclear accident in 1979.
The remarkable story of mid-19th century ingenuity and perseverance during the laying of the transatlantic telegraph cable between North America and Europe.