How We Got to Now With Steven Johnson - Season 1, Episode 3 - Rotten Tomatoes

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How glass has shaped the modern world. Included: the invention of the mirror, which spurred the Renaissance; the worlds within worlds that glass lenses revealed; and the crucial role glass plays in communication. Also: glassmakers who were forced to work; a physics teacher who used a crossbow to shoot molten glass; and a scientist whose tinkering enabled 600 million people to see man set foot on the moon.


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