Innovation Hub

It's all relative: Einstein's Theory Turns 100

Jun 21, 2015
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Airs Sunday, June 21, at 6 p.m.  As Einstein’s groundbreaking theory of relativity turns 100, Innovation Hub takes a look at the preeminent genius of the 20th Century. We’ll explain why Einstein was a rebel, how his work continues to shape the world around us, and what his life tells us about the nature of intelligence.

Airs Sunday, March 22, at 6 p.m. This Women’s History Month, we’ve got the stories of deeply-driven and powerful women who upended expectation, re-imagined what was possible, and changed their worlds, and maybe your world a little too.

Airs Sunday, January 4 at 6 p.m. Our resolution: give you a glimpse of what you'll need to know for 2015. At the start of the New Year, Innovation Hub looks at the research, industries, gadgets and more that will change your world.

Airs Sunday, December 21 at 6 p.m. Forget apps to help you with last-minute shopping. This season, we look at how innovations are reshaping our holidays — altering approaches to travel, family gatherings, food, and more. Guests include: Nancy Koehn, historian at Harvard Business School; John Kasarda, professor at the University of North Carolina and author of "Aerotropolis: The Way We’ll Live Next" ; Courtney Reagan, CNBC’s retail reporter and Howard Anderson from Harvard Business School.

Airs Sunday, March 23 at 6 p.m. How have female innovators fundamentally altered our lives? We'll talk with Wendy Kopp, who conceived of Teach for America as a college student and helped the organization change the nation's educational system. In the medical realm, Dr. Paula Hammond joins us to discuss her pioneering cancer research at MIT and how she's using nanotechnology to achieve scientific breakthroughs. And historian Paula Byrne argues that one of the greatest female writers ever, Jane Austen, was both a transformative artist and a powerful career woman. Join us for a special Women's History Month "Innovation Hub," and take a peek into the world of great women innovators.