Distillations

Series produced by Distillations

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Science + Culture + History

Each episode of Distillations takes a deep dive into a moment of science-related history in order to shed light on the present. Produced by the Science History Institute.


167 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
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Some surprisingly controversial theories of human longevity. 

  • Added: Oct 18, 2017
  • Length: 18:06
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One of America's most bizarre food battles

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Nov 16, 2017
  • Length: 20:52
  • Purchases: 1
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The rise of synthetic fibers and the war on cotton

Bought by WSGE


  • Added: Apr 23, 2018
  • Length: 27:04
  • Purchases: 1
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The disputed origin story of one of the 20th century’s most important inventions.

Bought by KFCF FM


  • Added: Apr 23, 2018
  • Length: 30:06
  • Purchases: 1
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An environmental success story.

Bought by KRZA


  • Added: Jan 17, 2019
  • Length: 24:10
  • Purchases: 1

  • Added: Jan 17, 2019
  • Length: 32:16
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And how California’s car emission standards continue to influence the rest of the country.

  • Added: Jun 04, 2019
  • Length: 39:44