This podcast investigates the curious history of invention and innovation. Did Thomas Edison take credit for things he didn’t actually invent? What everyday items have surprising origins? And would man have ever got to the moon without… the bra?
Each episode host Dallas Campbell dives into stories of flukey discoveries, erased individuals and merky marketing ploys with the help of experts, scientists and historians.
Expect new episodes every Wednesday and Sunday.
Hold onto your lab coats, because the suffragette scientists are here to shake things up! Patricia Fara, author of A Lab of One’s Own, joins Dallas to tell the stories of forgotten pioneers of invention during the Suffragette era.
Patricia and Dallas also discuss the wider question of why there are so many more men in the history of invention than women (at least in our telling of it).
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