1. Space Junkyard
Ever wonder where spaceships go to die? Special correspondent Adam Rogers visits a Southern California scrapyard to the find the place where the remnants of the Apollo missions were laid to rest. It's where rocket engineers come to piece back together 60's technology and relearn the scientific secrets behind getting a man on the moon.
2. Mixed Feelings
Neuroscientists in Wisconsin are helping blind patients see with their tongues. Find out how they're juggling the senses and rewiring the brain.
3. Human Computation
Computer scientist Luis von Ahn is best known for inventing those twisted, blurry words that websites ask you to type to post a comment or send an email. Called "CAPTCHAs," they help websites ensure that you are a real human, and not a computer.. Host Ziya Tong talks to the genius award recipient about how he hopes to trick us all into digitizing old books, one CAPTCHA at a time.
4. The Grapes of Math
Winemaking is one of our civilization's oldest crafts, but modern vintners are using more than oak barrels and fermentation to create the grape elixir. Host Ziya Tong travels to the California winecountry to find out whether computer controlled micro-oxygenation and soil sensors can create the perfect vintage.
5. CHAT: Craig Venter: Physiologist/Entrepreneur
A round-the-world voyage in search of--genes? Rebel with a microscope, biologist Craig Venter invites Host Chris Hardwick aboard his luxury yacht, the Sorcerer II, where groundbreaking genomics research is taking place.
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