Wonders Of The Clockwork World

2016
52:00

February 13, 2016

Expired 3.0 199 x
For hundreds of years humans have toiled to build devices that could mimic the physical and mental abilities of biological life. This documentary tells the story of this obsession, and reveals how it has produced some of the world's most extraordinary, unusual and beautiful objects. Professor Simon Schaffer will journey through time, exploring the bizarre and untold history of androids and automata. It’s a tale full of mystery, intrigue, deceit and deception. A tale of eccentric artisans and vi...
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