World Ch. Schedule : SAT 07:00 KST
* Date : 2016-12-24
Inventor of the Year, Kim Jeong-ah
We meet Kim Jeong-ah, who won the Presidential Award and became Inventor of the Year with an invention that is useful in our everyday lives. We hear her story of perseverance that she displayed to make the invention and also to live her life as a North Korean defector.
Cotton was first planted in Korea when diplomat and scholar Mun Ik-jeom brought back cottonseeds from Yuan China when he went there as an envoy in 1363. We take a look at cotton that started out with a small seed almost 700 years ago and has grown to keep us warm even today.