Robert H. Goddard
This brief video includes a summary of Robert Goddard's contributions to rocket science and and archival footage of him at work with his team launching a rocket outside Roswell, New Mexico.
Published on YouTube by Nasagoblog on Oct. 10, 2010, this video is an excerpt from "Moonwalk Series: Episode 1: The Day Before," a 1970s documentary about the Apollo program.
Sandy Calder can be seen engaging with his pioneering artwork in these four videos, available on the Calder Foundation website.
“Sculpture and Constructions,” by Herbert Matter, 1944.
“Works of Calder,” by Herbert Matter, 1950.
“From the Circus to the Moon,” by Hans Richter, 1963.
“Work in Progress,” 1968.
Maria Sibylla Merian
In this video, a range of Maria's artwork is presented to a Händel concerto.
Georg Friedrich Händel, Concerto Grosso Op. 3, no. 2, Maria Sibylla Merian, Posted by Mangott, 2010.
In this video featuring a modern-day descendant of Luke's, we learn of Luke's classifications of clouds and and see some interesting cloud formations.
"Luke Howard: The man who named the clouds," by Anna Slingo, 2010.
The Montgolfier Brothers
This is a brief documentary about Joseph and Étienne Montgolfier's invention of the hot air balloon and the first flights of human beings.
"The Montgolifer Brothers and the Hot-Air Balloon," Great Moments in Science & Technology, 2007.