American Innovations

Wondery

American Innovations

New episodes come out every Thursday for free, with 1-week early access for Wondery+ subscribers.DNA science. Artificial intelligence. Smartphones and 3D printers. Science and technology have transformed the world we live in. But how did we get here? It wasn’t by accident. Well, sometimes it was. It was also the result of hard work, teamwork, and competition. And incredibly surprising moments.Hosted by bestselling author Steven Johnson (“How We Got To Now”), American Innovations uses immersive scenes to tell the stories of the scientists, engineers, and ordinary people behind the greatest discoveries of the past century. From Wondery, the network behind Business Wars, American History Tellers, and Dirty John.

  • Man with No Memory | The Observer | 4

    December 2, 2021

    Man with No Memory | The Observer | 4

  • Man with No Memory | Henry's Final Flight | 3

    November 25, 2021

    Man with No Memory | Henry's Final Flight | 3

  • Introducing: Flip & Mozi's Guide to How to Be An Earthling

    November 22, 2021

    Introducing: Flip & Mozi's Guide to How to Be An Earthling

  • Man with No Memory | The Permanent Now  | 2

    November 18, 2021

    Man with No Memory | The Permanent Now | 2

  • Man with No Memory | The Accident  | 1

    November 11, 2021

    Man with No Memory | The Accident | 1

  • Predator Drone | In The Pilot’s Seat | 4

    November 4, 2021

    Predator Drone | In The Pilot’s Seat | 4

  • Predator Drone | Lethal Weapon | 3

    October 28, 2021

    Predator Drone | Lethal Weapon | 3

  • Predator Drone | Hellfire | 2

    October 21, 2021

    Predator Drone | Hellfire | 2

  • Predator Drone | From Albatross to Amber | 1

    October 14, 2021

    Predator Drone | From Albatross to Amber | 1

  • Pushing Painkillers | An Untapped Market | 1

    October 7, 2021

    Pushing Painkillers | An Untapped Market | 1

  • Encore: Organ Transplant | A Short History of Living Longer | 4

    September 30, 2021

    Encore: Organ Transplant | A Short History of Living Longer | 4

  • Encore: Organ Transplant | The Heart Race | 3

    September 23, 2021

    Encore: Organ Transplant | The Heart Race | 3

  • Encore: Organ Transplant | A Matter of Life and Death | 2

    September 16, 2021

    Encore: Organ Transplant | A Matter of Life and Death | 2

  • Encore: Organ Transplant | The Kidney Twins | 1

    September 9, 2021

    Encore: Organ Transplant | The Kidney Twins | 1

  • Social Media | Interview: #DearInternet | 4

    September 2, 2021

    Social Media | Interview: #DearInternet | 4

  • Social Media | Move Fast and Break Things | 3

    August 26, 2021

    Social Media | Move Fast and Break Things | 3

  • Social Media | It's Complicated | 2

    August 19, 2021

    Social Media | It's Complicated | 2

  • Social Media | Find Your Friends | 1

    August 12, 2021

    Social Media | Find Your Friends | 1

  • Fracking | Interview: The Price of Gas | 4

    August 5, 2021

    Fracking | Interview: The Price of Gas | 4

  • Fracking | Something in the Water | 3

    July 29, 2021

    Fracking | Something in the Water | 3

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