During World War II, Higgins Industries grew to over 20,000 workers to meet demand.
Author and former Lemelson Center fellow Sarah Kate Gillespie discusses her new book on the history of the daguerreotype.
Casey Cater, Lemelson Center Fellow and Ph.D. candidate at Georgia State, discusses how electric energy was marketed and sold in the post-war south.
In 1960, custom colors for Fender electric guitars were standardized. For the most part, Fender used automotive paint from DuPont. John Lennon and George Harrison of The Beatles owned Fender Stratocasters painted in “Sonic Blue,” one of the colors available on the 1956 Cadillac.
At the 2015 IdeaFestival, Google engineer (and Lemelson Center Advisory Board Member) Dr. James McLurkin shared his research on swarm robotics and how he believes they could be the future of space exploration, disaster rescue, and more.