43 minutes | Jun 17, 2021

Cryonics | Immortality On Ice | 1

Not everyone chooses burial or cremation after death.  Some believe in cryonics, freezing their bodies in the hopes of being reanimated sometime in the future.  Bob Nelson, a TV repairman with no scientific background, made history when he froze the first human being.  But as Nelson would discover, freezing someone is easy; keeping them frozen is a lot harder.Listen to new episodes 1 week early and ad free, and access exclusive seasons of American Innovations with Wondery+. Join Wondery+ for exclusives, binges, early access, and ad free listening. Available in the Wondery App https://wondery.app.link/innovationsSupport us by supporting our sponsors! Monday.com - Sign up for your free two-week trial today at Monday.com. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
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