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 2 years ago

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


Viewed
4039 times

More from MIT World — special events and lectures

Vegetation Dynamics and the Earth System

Vegetation Dynamics and the Earth S...

Added almost 6 years ago | 01:06:00 | 4047 views

The Future of Digital Public Media

The Future of Digital Public Media

Added almost 6 years ago | 01:09:00 | 15459 views

Explorations in Language Learnability Using Probabilistic Grammars and Child"directed Speech

Explorations in Language Learnabili...

Added almost 6 years ago | 00:43:20 | 7128 views

The Institute for Soldier Nanotechnologies: Taking Nanotechnology from the Laboratory to the Soldier

The Institute for Soldier Nanotechn...

Added almost 6 years ago | 00:45:19 | 4539 views

Reporter's Notebook: The U.S. in Iraq

Reporter's Notebook: The U.S. in Iraq

Added almost 6 years ago | 01:32:00 | 5120 views

Innovation in Manufacturing and Distribution Systems (Part Three)

Innovation in Manufacturing and Dis...

Added almost 6 years ago | 01:17:00 | 4624 views