Which field of endeavor has advanced the most in the last 100 years? Medicine? Aviation? Communications? The new Boeing 787 flew for the first time today and got plenty of coverage. But advancements in medicine don't get people jazzed up much. A new cellphone with tons of gadgets, on the other hand, will cause people to sleep outside a store in freezing weather.
First flights, golfers and steroids and other news in today's Fresh Eye on the Radio conversation with Mary Lucia of The Current.
I think the field of physics has made incredible advances. Discoveries include nuclear fission, nuclear fusion, and quantum physics. It has revolutionized our understanding of our own world and the universe.