Podcast: How it Works

From Army choppers to concrete-smashing drills, Popular Science staff tell host Chuck Cage How It Works

Thirty Years Strong

The Army salutes a reliable copter with a revampIllustration by Nick Kaloterakis (See what’s what on the Black Hawk!)

From the world's tallest mobile crane to NASA's new escape system for the Orion crew capsule, from the meanest drill to the Army's new Blackhawk upgrades, in this episode of Cocktail Party Science, host Chuck Cage sits down with Popular Science's Sr. Associate Editor Seth Fletcher to find out How it Works.

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