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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Good chemical habits for the new year.

  • Added: Dec 31, 2008
  • Length: 12:05
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Embrace the fake: cubic zirconia, soy, and fine art.

  • Added: Dec 31, 2008
  • Length: 11:59
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The science of wine (and hangovers).

  • Added: Dec 28, 2008
  • Length: 10:53
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A look back at the chemical anniversaries and highlights of 2008.

  • Added: Dec 28, 2008
  • Length: 10:58
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Plum pudding + ham = a delicious chemical feast.

Bought by WTJU


  • Added: Dec 23, 2008
  • Length: 11:20
  • Purchases: 1
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In honor of World AIDS Day, Distillations looks at global health.

  • Added: Nov 21, 2008
  • Length: 13:27
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This episode focuses on the ways that we are exposing children to chemical agents, sometimes intentionally, sometimes not.

  • Added: Nov 20, 2008
  • Length: 12:00
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Learn about umami and hear a poem about taste sensations in the West Indies.

  • Added: Nov 19, 2008
  • Length: 12:00
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Explore the wonders and pitfalls of chemistry's predecessor.

  • Added: Nov 19, 2008
  • Length: 11:59
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Learn about the chemical side of cosmetics.

  • Added: Nov 19, 2008
  • Length: 12:06
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A look at batteries and transportation.

  • Added: Nov 19, 2008
  • Length: 12:00
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Distillations celebrates the opening of CHF's new museum.

  • Added: Nov 17, 2008
  • Length: 12:00
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Distillations takes a journey to the land of nod.

Bought by KPIK-LP


  • Added: Oct 09, 2008
  • Length: 11:47
  • Purchases: 1
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From pheromones to fall fruit, causes and effects.

  • Added: Oct 07, 2008
  • Length: 12:09
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Women scientists, past and present.

Bought by KAWC / Border Radio - KOFA and WTJU


  • Added: Sep 29, 2008
  • Length: 12:27
  • Purchases: 2
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A look at self-sacrificing scientists and home DNA test kits.

Bought by Remix Radio


  • Added: Sep 26, 2008
  • Length: 11:55
  • Purchases: 1
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The chemistry of compost, and more!

  • Added: Sep 12, 2008
  • Length: 12:00
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From photons to film

  • Added: Sep 12, 2008
  • Length: 11:58
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Some more of our favorite segments.

  • Added: Aug 29, 2008
  • Length: 09:33
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Some of our favorite segments.

  • Added: Aug 29, 2008
  • Length: 11:58