Best Innovation Documentaries

A look at the best FREE Innovation documentaries.

1. The rise of a global company - From the microscope to the moon landing | DW Documentary

Duration: 25:55

Published: June 19, 2022

Views: 118307+


Channel: DW Documentary

175 years ago, the young mechanic Carl Zeiss opened a small workshop for precision mechanics and optics. These humble beginnings in the German city of Jena were the foundation of the Zeiss technology company, which today operates worldwide. The production of glass with game-changing optical properties was one of the developments that helped Carl Zeiss create a company that valued scientific research highly, while never forgetting science’s social impact. Zeiss microscopes have been used by more than 30 Nobel Prize winners. To this day, these instruments offer unrivaled image resolution, with lenses that can display structures one thousand times smaller

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