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“The Trigger Effect” On DailyMotion

“Death in the Morning” On DailyMotion

  • 0-5 intro, using metal as money, touchstone for streaking metals
  • 5- 7 library of alexandria
  • 7 – ptolemy and navigation
  • 8:30 sailing sails square
  • 10 triagular sail
  • 12 steering
  • 13:30 now using star charts  drake
  • 15 charts
  • 16 compass
  • 17 doesn’t point north
  • 17:30 elizabeth – privateers
  • gilbert
  • 23 otto metal ball horses, unknown force (air pressure) vacuum
  • 26:24 ferdinand – meeting wedding kept otto’s stuff
  • 27:30 suffer ball, read gillica, generated static electricity
  • 30 weather – lightning blowing up gunpowder
  • 31:50 weather charts
  • 32 – balloon
  • 35 scotland
  • 37:30 cloud atlas, glory (light effect)
  • 39 charles willis?
  • 40 cloud chamber
  • 42 b-29 lightning again – impacts radio – appleton
  • 44 watson watt figured out how to locate storms – radar (asked for death ray, but made radar)
  • 47 nuclear technology/bomb

“Distant Voices” On Daily Motion

“Faith in Numbers” on daily motion

“The Wheel of Fortune” on daily motion

“Thunder in the Skies” on daily motion

“The Long Chain” On Daily Motion

“Eat, Drink and Be Merry…” on daily motion

“Countdown” on Daily Motion

“Yesterday, Tomorrow and You” On DailyMotion