Chemistry of Innovations
Chemistry is the driving force between all kinds of innovations. Learn how chemistry plays into innovation as we develop new technologies.
Explosions in the Sky
Thousands of years ago, the Chinese invented fireworks. Learn the origin of these celebrated pyrotechnics in this episode.
China: Innovation in Ancient China
When it comes to technology you may believe that China is catching up to the rest of the world, but they are actually farther ahead of us than you think.
Is It Possible: Water-Running Robot
The answer to designing a robot that can walk on water? The South American Jesus lizard.
100 Greatest Discoveries: The Cathode Ray Tube
A cathode ray tube (CRT) is an instrument that showed that there was an invisible force, electrons, that exist in our world. Watch the CRT at work on the Science Channel's "100 Greatest Discoveries."
100 Greatest Discoveries: Signature Light of Elements
On Science Channel's "100 Greatest Discoveries," learn why every atom, when burned, has a different color.
100 Greatest Discoveries: Discovery of Plastics
Learn about the discovery of plastic on the Science Channel's "100 Greatest Discoveries."
100 Greatest Discoveries: The Periodic Table
Dmitri Mendeleev's discovery of the periodic table gave scientists an easier way to teach elements to students. Learn more about the periodic table on the Science Channel's "100 Greatest Discoveries."
100 Greatest Discoveries: Chemistry
See how these newly discovered molecules are changing modern chemistry. Learn more about the reactions that define existence in this video.
Infamous Inventors: Aspirin
When chemist Felix Hoffman attempted to lessen his father's chronic stomach pain, he discovered aspirin. Learn more about the positive and negative consequences of Hoffman's astonishing career in this video from HowStuffWorks' "Infamous Inventors" series.
How Do They Do It: Lab Created Diamonds
Can you tell the difference between a lab created diamond and a regular diamond? On this episode of "How Do They Do It?" see how artificial diamonds are created in a lab.
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