Skip to main content

Winter 2004


Volume 19, Issue 3

FEATURES

Howard Head reinvented the equipment for two sports—skiing and tennis—so that everyone could be a winner
WHEN CONGRESS MANDATED A 90 PERCENT CUT IN AUTO EMISSIONS, ALMOST NO ONE THOUGHT IT COULD BE ACHIEVED. THE INVENTORS OF THE CATALYTIC CONVERTER PROVED OTHERWISE.
We could have launched an Earth-orbiting satellite more than a year before the Soviets, but we intentionally held back. And by handing them a propaganda triumph, we ensured their ultimate defeat in the Cold War.

A NEW TEXTBOOK FINALLY PUTS TECHNOLOGY WHERE IT HAS ALWAYS BELONGED IN AMERICAN HISTORY: FRONT AND CENTER

SCIENCE, PSEUDOSCIENCE, OR CON GAME? IT’S A LITTLE BIT OF EACH.

THOMAS FOGARTY STARTED CHANGING THE WORLD OF SURGERY WHEN HE WAS STILL A TEENAGER

DEPARTMENTS

HALL OF FAME REPORT

LETTERS

NOTES FROM THE FIELD

OBJECT LESSONS

POSTFIX

Stay informed - subscribe to our newsletter.
The subscriber's email address.