The Ideas That Changed the World
2 DVDs (widescreen)
Exploring how science, invention, and technology have built upon one another to alter the course of history, this fascinating journey reveals how each object represented the culmination of a dream-to explore, to communicate, or to better understand the universe. Full of unintended consequences and incredible connections, the story profiles the visionaries who invented each object, and includes little-known anecdotes about surprising accidents, colorful characters, and moments of joy as well as times of despair.
6 and up
Black-and-white and color
Total time: 330 minutes