Our lives depend on the power of electricity. Cell phones; computers; televisions; toasters: every one of our electronic devices contains a number of both toxic and reusable materials. Heavy metals and batteries are potentially very damaging to our environment. But what happens to these items after they are broken, worn out, or obsolete? This episode of Boneyard looks at the afterlife of electronics. This innovative look at the ultimate in “reuse, recycle, reduce” reveals some surprising items that are repurposed and reconditioned. Distributed by A&E Television Networks. (45 minutes) Distributed by A&E Television Networks.
Go behind the scenes at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory to follow the birth of the Perseverance rover, whose primary mission is to search for traces of life in an ancient river delta on Mars and collect samples for eventual return to Earth. To alunch on time, the team must battle through gut-wrenching setbacks and a global pandemic, A National Geographic Production.
In just a few decades, China has transformed into a science and technology superpower. How did it get here and where is it headed? Go inside high-profile tech companies and labs that are driving China’s meteoric rise to the forefront of global innovation. How does China innovate? What drives its bid for technological supremacy? And what does its rise mean for the future of the global economy? Distributed by PBS Distribution.
Using case studies, first-rate technical expertise, and high-energy video, this six-part series helps develop hands-on knowledge and conceptual understanding in a variety of electronics fields. Viewers will learn about cutting-edge applications in health care, communications, manufacturing, automotive design, and environmental studies, while an additional episode highlights the design and construction of printed circuit boards. 6-part series, 20 minutes each.
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