By Tom Shachtman
During this engrossing clinical chronicle, a perennial paperback favourite, Tom Shachtman combines technology, historical past, and event within the tale of our four-centuries-long quest to grasp the secrets and techniques of chilly. Now a documentary dependent mostly on Shachtman’s acclaimed e-book can provide to deliver those exhilarating clinical accomplishments to a brand new viewers. Underwritten by way of the nationwide technology origin and the Alfred P. Sloan starting place and set to air on PBS and the BBC, the documentary used to be produced by way of British Emmy Award winner David Dugan, in collaboration with Meredith Burch of Meridian Productions in Washington, D.C.
Absolute 0 and the Conquest of chilly demonstrates how temperature technology produced amazing clinical insights and functions that experience revolutionized civilization. It additionally illustrates how clinical development, fueled by means of fortuitous discoveries and the selection of people, shapes our knowing of and relation to the realm.