Short Wave: Lightbulbs Strike Back

Humans have a long history of inventions that shape the world around us: electricity, telephones, computers, music — the list goes on. But as Ainissa Ramirez explains in her new book, The Alchemy of Usthose inventions are shaping us, too.

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This episode was produced by Rebecca Ramirez, edited by Viet Le and fact-checked by Berly McCoy.

 

Short Wave Podcast

It’s science for everyone, using a lot of creativity and a little humor. Join host Maddie Sofia for science on a different wavelength.


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