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Stuff Matters - Exploring the Marvelous Materials That Shape Our Man-made World

Mark Miodownik

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Description:

Why is glass see-through? What makes elastic stretchy? Why does a paper clip bend? These are the sorts of questions that Mark Miodownik is constantly asking himself. A globally renowned materials scientist, Miodownik has spent his life exploring objects as ordinary as an envelope and as unexpected as concrete cloth, uncovering the fascinating secrets that hold together our physical world. From the teacup to the jet engine, the silicon chip to the paper clip, the plastic in our appliances to the elastic in our underpants, our lives are overflowing with materials. Full of enthralling tales of the miracles of engineering that permeate our lives, Stuff Matters will make you see stuff in a whole new way.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Michael Page

Length:

6h 34m


Chapters

Free Sample

05:00

Introduction
Introduction

19:29


Chapter 1
Chapter 1

35:52


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

36:03


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

34:30


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

31:56


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

34:59


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

44:47


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

34:10


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

38:35


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

28:11


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

32:47


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

22:53