Season 1, Episode 11
A Woods Hole Institute expedition sails to the Gakkel Ridge in the Arctic Ocean to deploy autonomous undersea vehicles in hopes of discovering new life forms; chemistry teacher Chris Schrempp turns cotton balls into smokeless gunpowder; Chris Hardwick and Kamala Lopez tour the WIRED Living Home; Ziya Tong explores the area in West Virginia known as "the quiet zone" and learns why this is the perfect site for radio astronomers searching for life on other planets; Adam Rogers goes behind the scenes to show us how Hollywood is cracking the code to create "perfect water" on screen; and Rainn Wilson joins Chris Hardwick to explore what's inside a popular product that relieves symptoms of the common cold.
Marketing media lab Obscura Digital will install a 360-degree interactive video experience into a Las Vegas penthouse suite. It'll use 10 computers, 11 video projectors and a few scantily clad dancers.
Great graphics, tense action, gorgeous environments, witty dialogue...is Uncharted 2 the killer app of the PlayStation 3? We talk to Richard Lemarchand, co-lead game designer, about this hotly anticipated title.
Topspin Media CEO Ian Rogers gives advice on how to survive in the new music business.
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