David Pogue hosts this examination of what makes material strong. He looks at the underlying material science behind steel, Kevlar, glass, chalk, carbon nanotubes, and spiderwebs.

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C. Lewis Azad ...
Herself - University of Texas at Dallas, NanoTech Institute
Jim Bales ...
Himself - Edgerton Center, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Ray Baughman ...
Himself - Chemist, University of Texas at Dallas, NanoTech Institute
Mark Eberhart ...
Himself - Metallurgist, Author, Why Things Break
Joan Embery ...
Herself - Embery Institute for Wildlife Conservation
Nicholas Godley ...
Himself - Fashion Designer
Randy Lewis ...
Himself - Molecular Biologist, University of Wyoming
Marcio Dias Lima ...
Himself - University of Texas at Dallas, NanoTech Institute
Mark Meyers ...
Himself - Materials Scientist, University of California, San Diego
Tucker Norton ...
Himself - Ballistics Scientist, Dupont
John Paules ...
Himself - General Manager, Ellwood Technologies
David Pogue ...
Himself - Technology Reporter, New York Times
Scot Vannorman ...
Himself - United States Navy
Danny Womack ...
Himself - Owner, Outlaw Motor Speedway
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David Pogue hosts this examination of what makes material strong. He looks at the underlying material science behind steel, Kevlar, glass, chalk, carbon nanotubes, and spiderwebs.

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chalk | kevlar | carbon | steel | goblet | See All (48) »


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19 January 2011 (USA)  »

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