110: Mapping

110: Mapping

Sep 4, 1998
Five ways of mapping the world. One story about people who make maps the traditional way — by drawing things we can see. And other stories about people who map the world using smell, sound, touch, and taste. The world redrawn by the five senses.
  • A story about a device that charts the world through smell — and only smell. TAL producer Nancy Updike visits Cyrano Sciences in Pasadena, California, where researchers are creating an electronic nose. (11 minutes) Technology

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Denis Wood's map of phone, cable, and power lines in Boylan Heights.

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