Joe Beernink

Daily Archives: October 12, 2012

Back in 1978, science historian James Burke put together one of the best documentaries ever made—Connections. Through a series of 10 episodes (later added to with Connections2 and Connections3, Burke traces how one discovery, hundreds (if not thousands) of years ago, led to a chain of events and subsequent discoveries that revolutionized the world, and brought us to where we are today—or rather were in 1978. The concept of the series is… Read More