Innovation can be messy work, and sometimes outright disastrous. This week on Distillations we’re looking at some of the 20th century’s most infamous scientific missteps.
00:00 Opening Credits
01:12 Chemical Agent: Thalidomide
03:35 Conversation with Professor Judith Walzer Leavitt
08:18 Cold Fusion
11:10 Closing Credits
Special thanks to Jennifer Dionisio and Michal Meyer for researching this show. Additional credits available at chemheritage.org/distillations.
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