Professor Brian Baigrie in the Documentary Series Deadly Science

September 7, 2023 by Dr. Pamela Fuentes Peralta

Deadly Science is a docuseries available for streaming on Prime Video. In this series, Professor Brian Baigrie –IHPST Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Studies–  is featured as a commentator, providing insightful commentary on various science-related topics. The first season of the show consists of six episodes, each exploring the lives and work of some of history's most innovative minds. The series examines how these individuals pushed the boundaries of science, technology, and engineering, sometimes at great personal risk or cost.

Episode 1 – “Dangerous Heights” (Apollo 1, Amelia Earhart, Franz Reichelt)

Episode 2 – “Female Inventors” (Marie Curie, Dian Fossey, Elizabeth Fleischmann)

Episode 3 – “Against Nature” (Tim Samaras, David A. Johnston, George Mallory)

Episode 4 – “Long Forgotten Tracks” (Percy Fawcett, O.C. Marsh, Edward Drinker Cope, Vavilov)

Episode 5 – “In the Name of Medicine” (Jesse Lazear, Alexander Bogdonov, Michael Servetus)

Episode 6 – “Ahead of Their Time” (Galileo, Hypatia, Giordano Bruno)