Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Sign in

Civil War High Tech: Excavating the Hunley and Monitor

04/25/2003 1:00 Killian Hall 14W-111
Merritt Roe Smith, Leverett and William Cutten Professor of the History of Technology; ; Maria Jacobson, Hunley Project conservator ; ; David A. Mindell, PhD '96, Frances and David Dibner Associate Professor of the History of Engineering and Manufacturing; ; Brendan Foley, PhD '03

Description: In the last few years, archaeologists have recovered two of the Civil War's most ingenious inventions: the Union ironclad warship Monitor and the Confederate submarine Hunley. In this symposium panelists discuss the newest technology projects that have brought these inventions to light from the sea depths, and what they can teach about technology and the Civil War.

Host(s): School of Humanities, Arts & Social Sciences, Deep Water Archaeology Research Group

Tape #: T15767

Comments (0)

It looks like no one has posted a comment yet. You can be the first!

You need to log in, in order to post comments.

MIT World — special events and lectures

MIT World — special events and lectures

Category: Events | Updated 1 year ago

Created
December 12, 2011 17:49
Category
Tags
License
All Rights Reserved (What is this?)
Additional Files


Viewed
3453 times

More from MIT World — special events and lectures

Government Perspectives on Engineering Systems

Government Perspectives on Engineer...

Added 5 years ago | 01:48:00 | 2725 views

CrackBerrys: Exploring the Social Implications of Wireless Email Devices

CrackBerrys: Exploring the Social I...

Added 5 years ago | 00:51:50 | 7965 views

Climate Change in a Changing World: Meeting the Needs of Humanity and the Planet

Climate Change in a Changing World:...

Added 5 years ago | 00:59:57 | 14477 views

Effective Examples of Educational Technology and Priorities for Future Investment

Effective Examples of Educational T...

Added 5 years ago | 01:21:00 | 9757 views

Chomsky on Gaza

Chomsky on Gaza

Added 5 years ago | 01:51:00 | 6160 views

Engineering for the Ecological Age: Lessons from History

Engineering for the Ecological Age:...

Added 5 years ago | 01:24:00 | 15855 views